Hemileia vastatrix


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Hemileia vastatrix

[‚hem·ə‚lē·yə ′vas·tə‚triks]
(mycology)
A fungus of the order Uredinales which is the causative agent of orange coffee rust.
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Then disease and disaster struck with Hemileia Vastatrix.
An epidemic of Hemileia Vastatrix (leaf rust disease) begun in 1878 had decimated almost all C.
A leaf disease caused by the Hemileia vastatrix fungus, roya has been plaguing Puerto Rico since February 1989, and has been detected in at least seven coffee-growing municipalities in the island's central mountain region.