Asparagus rust | Article about asparagus rust by The Free Dictionary
asparagus rust[ə′spar·ə·gəs ‚rəst]
A fungal disease of asparagus plants that is caused by Puccinia asparagi, characterized by uredinial lesions that appear as oval reddish-brown pustules.
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In fact, one of the best ways to avoid asparagus rust
, a fungal disease that reduces yields, is to plant rust-resistant varieties, several of which are listed on Page 114.
is reportedly the most serious disease affecting this plant, but most varieties available today are resistant to this disease.