stem rust

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stem rust

[′stem ‚rəst]
(plant pathology)
Any of several fungus diseases, especially of grasses, affecting the stem and marked by black or reddish-brown lesions.
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While a graduate student at Kansas State, he also worked as a research technician for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in the Cereal Rust Laboratory at the University of Minnesota.
After some modifications, a rating scale for disease resistance was adopted by PARC in 1982 for use with cereal rusts (Aslam, M.
The cereal rusts, volume I: origins, specificity, structure, and physiology.
As the only facility in the United States that can identify various forms of stem rust and other cereal rusts, CDL is helping to jump-start the international effort to deal with the stem rust threat.
Long is at the USDA-ARS Cereal Rust Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 1551 Lindig, St.
Bushnell are in the USDA-ARS Cereal Rust Research Unit, Cereal Rust Laboratory, University of Minnesota, 1551 Lindig St.
Kurt Leonard, USDA-ARS Cereal Rust Laboratory for donating experimental germplasm, and Dr.
Major diseases, like cereal rusts in barley and oats and Fusarium head blight (scab) in barley, threaten growers and major U.
The nature and prevention of the cereal rusts as exemplified in the leaf rust of wheat.
A general concept of a durable resistance source for cereal rusts is that it is polygenic, likely to express at adult plant stage, non-race-specific and produce non-hypersensitive response to infection.