heteroecious


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heteroecious

[‚hed·ə′rē·shəs]
(biology)
Pertaining to forms that pass through different stages of a life cycle in different hosts.
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However, a lack of correlation between density and disease is perhaps not surprising here, given that the rust is heteroecious with no direct transmission among plants.
monoica, the heteroecious rust (passes from Koleria to Arabis), was highest where Koleria was the most dense (Gold Creek).
The nominotypical subspecies is heteroecious holocyclic between Rosa spp.