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black-stem rust

black-stem rust A disease which affects a wide range of cereals and other grasses. Symptoms include the appearance on stems and leaves of patches of reddish-brown spores. The causal agent is a fungus, Puccinia graminis; this organism requires two hosts to complete its life cycle, the other host being the barberry (Berberis).

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black-stem rust

black-stem rust A disease that affects a wide range of cereals and other grasses. Symptoms include the appearance on stems and leaves of patches of reddish-brown spores. The causal agent is a fungus, Puccinia graminis; this organism requires two hosts to complete its life cycle, the other host being the barberry (Berberis).

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"black-stem rust." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved September 20, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/black-stem-rust-0