flax rust

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Noun1.flax rust - fungus causing flax rustflax rust - fungus causing flax rust    
rust fungus, rust - any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
genus Melampsora, Melampsora - rusts having sessile one-celled teliospores in a single layer
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L6 resistance gene encodes NBS-LRR class ofR gene that confers race specific resistance to strains of flax rust (Melampsora lini) that carry avirulence alleles of the AvrL567 gene (64).
The complementary genetic systems in flax and flax rust. Advanced Genetics, 8: 29-54.
Nekoma is resistant to all known North America races of flax rust [caused by Melampsora lini (Ehrenb.) Desmaz.].