black rust


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black rust

n
(Plant Pathology) a stage in any of several diseases of cereals and grasses caused by rust fungi in which black masses of spores appear on the stems or leaves
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Three kinds of Rust or Kungi disease were witnessed on wheat crop last year, including Brown Rust, yellow Rust, and Black Rust as temperature ranging from 20-25 Celsius is suitable for Brown Rust, 10-20 C for Yellow Rust and 20-35 C for Black Rust.
Leaf rusts also called as brown rust, stripe rust also called as yellow rust and stem rust also called as black rust, smuts, bunts and aphids as biotic stresses (Hussain et al.
tritici also called as black rust and smuts, bunts and insects particularly aphids act as biotic stresses (Hussain et al.
Corroding the inside of the plant's stem, black rust or stem rust is currently being commonly caused by Ug99, a fungus named after its 1999 detection in Uganda.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recognized that the strain (ug99) which causes the disease of the Black Rust of Wheat Stem, forms a major threat to the cultivation of wheat and now it is widespread in all parts of East Africa, Yemen, the Sudan, and Iran, and it is expected to spread towards North Africa, the Middle East and Asia.