Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A disease causing the appearance of rusty spots on leaves, produced by parasitic fungi of the family Uredine√¶.

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  • This is because most triticale diseases also occur in wheat, and resistance located in wheat can usually be transferred (leaf-rust resistance is a good example).

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  • Agropyron intermedium stem-rust resistance leaf-rust resistance stripe-rust resistance streak-mosaic resistance virus resistance leaf pubescence cold hardiness

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  • Agropyron distichum virus resistance salt tolerance leaf-rust resistance stem-rust resistance

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  • The only danger in very early planting is that leaf-rust sometimes attacks the forward crop.

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  • Farms also were hit by the "worst- ever" bout of leaf-rust disease last year, Restrepo said.

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