Puccinia graminis


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Puccinia graminis

[pü‚sin·ē·ə ′gram·ə·nəs]
(mycology)
A macrocylic heteroecious fungus of the order Uredinales; the causative agent of black stem rust of cereal grains.
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This may lead to a much more complex system, such as that occurring in gene-for-gene interactions involving the cereal stem rust Puccinia graminis, a serious pathogen of wheat crops.
Since 2005, plant scientists from research organizations around the world, including the Agricultural Research Service, have been sending their countries' top wheat cultivars and experimental lines to Njoro for testing against Ug99, Puccinia graminis f.