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rust fungus

n.
Any of various fungi of the order Uredinales, having complex life cycles and often reddish-orange spores, and infecting a wide variety of plants.
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Noun1.rust fungus - any of various fungi causing rust disease in plantsrust fungus - any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
order Uredinales, Uredinales - rust fungi: parasitic fungi causing rust in plants; sometimes placed in
aecium - fruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores
aeciospore - spore of a rust fungus formed in an aecium
flax rust, flax rust fungus, Melampsora lini - fungus causing flax rust
Cronartium ribicola, blister rust - fungus causing white pine blister rust and having a complex life cycle requiring a plant of genus Ribes as alternate host
Puccinia graminis, wheat rust - rust fungus that attacks wheat
apple rust, cedar-apple rust, Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae - rust fungus causing rust spots on apples and pears etc
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Whatever type you grow, watch for rust fungus that forms little yellow or orange pustules on the backs of basal leaves.
The highly virulent Ug99 race of the stem rust fungus which emerged in 1998 in Uganda has become even more potent as it has spread through Africa and the Middle East, with winds threatening to carry it into Asia, Dr Kanyuka said.
The Yr18 locus confers partial and durable adult plant resistance against stripe rust fungus. In order to track Yr18, PCR was carried out with an allele specific primer cssfr2 which resulted in the amplification of 523 bp fragment, which exhibited the presence and absence of banding pattern.
After three years of crisis, the new 2016-17 harvest now being wrapped up brings hope to the industry that the country is finally on track to recover from the outbreak of the leaf rust fungus that cut production figures to 50-year lows.
Virulence and molecular polymorphism in international collections of the wheat leaf rust fungus Puccinia triticina.
The goal is to help farmers avoid the blights that plague the industry, like leaf rust fungus. Large portions of the 2014 crop in Guatemala, El Salvador and Panama were lost to the rust, leaving both local farmers and corporate purchasers short.
The host plant, herbivorous insect, and fungus in my study were pinyon pine, the pinyon pine sawfly Neodiprion edulicolus, and a species of needle rust fungus in the genus Coleosporium.
Development and characterization of microsatelliates for switchgrass rust fungus (Puccinia emaculata).
Colombian Coffee To Benefit From Central America's Coffee Rust Crisis: The International Coffee Organization (ICO) is expecting a rebound in the price of coffee for Colombian crops by the end of the year on account of the poor crop across Central America, a result of leaf rust fungus. Nevertheless, Colombian coffee crop prices fell to a three-year low in March 2013, with the ICO only expecting a rebound in the latter parts of the year owing to stockpiling by Brazilian farmers, who reportedly held out for better prices.
MALIGN ELEGANCE Rust disease is a prize leek grower's worst nightmare and here a common groundsel plant is pictured infected with the spores of the rust fungus. By Gerd-A Gunther
Colombian Coffee To Benefit From Central America's Coffee Rust Crisis: The International Coffee Organization (ICO) is expecting a rebound in the price of coffee for Colombian crops by the end of the year on account of the decimated crop across Central America, caused by the leaf rust fungus. Nevertheless, Colombian coffee crop prices fell to a three-year low in March 2013, with the ICO only expecting a rebound in the latter parts of the year owing to stock-piling by Brazilian farmers, who reportedly held out for better prices.