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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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The emergence of Ug99 races of the stem rust fungus is a threat to world wheat production.
At the time of the transfer, no fruiting bodies of the rust fungus had appeared, but 20 clusters of the transferred larvae were on trees that developed needle rust during April 1993.
Her discoveries about the nature of wheat rust fungus ended the serious threat to the Canadian economy of this disease, which caused losses of millions of dollars to Canadian farmers every year.
Council officers in Gwynedd, which hosts many rampaging colonies of Japanese knotweed, hope a plan for releasing the rust fungus in Wales will be drawn up after the scientists' four-year research project ends in 2007.
The Dominican Republic had received no cane-harvesting crews or equipment, much less sugar cane, that might have carried rust fungus from Africa or Asia, the plant pathologists reported.
In this work we use the wheat stem rust fungus, Puccinia graminis f.
In clonal plants, the best direct evidence for pathogen-mediated frequency-dependent selection comes from an example of bio-control where a rust fungus (Puccinia chondrillina) is being used to control an introduced apomictic weed (Chondrilla).
Fe gynhelir hwn gan Debbie Evans, y mycolegydd a chydawdur the Rust Fungus Catalogue for Wales, ddydd Sadwrn, 16 Medi 10am-3pm yng Nghanolfan y Gymdeithas Gwarchod Adar yng Nghonwy.
CSIROs research has focused on a rust fungus, Baeodromus eupatorii, from Mexico, to boost the biological control of Crofton weed in Australia.
Today we have a high level of technology on the farms, everything from picking methods to processing standards have been improved, and we have received a lot of help from the government with new varieties that are both very productive and at the same time resistant against rust," said Donato Ponce, a grower with about 14 hectares of land, referring to the outbreak of the rust fungus that devastated over half of the Central American coffee-producing regions in the 2012-13 crop cycle.
The stem rust fungus Puccinia graminis has long plagued the world's wheat, barley, and other grain crops.