Cronartium ribicola


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Cronartium ribicola

[krə¦närd·ē·əm ‚rib·i′kō·lə]
(mycology)
A heteroecious rust fungus that causes white pine blister rust; it produces pycnia and aecia on pine stems, and uredinia and telia on currants and gooseberries.
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host species for blister rust pathogen Cronartium ribicola that is currently killing many of these ancient whitebark pines
Brown whitebark pine treetop needles showing effects of blister rust pathogen Cronartium ribicola.