from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease causing the appearance of rusty spots on leaves, produced by parasitic fungi of the family Uredineæ.
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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).
Agropyron intermedium stem-rust resistance leaf-rust resistance stripe-rust resistance streak-mosaic resistance virus resistance leaf pubescence cold hardiness
Agropyron distichum virus resistance salt tolerance leaf-rust resistance stem-rust resistance
The only danger in very early planting is that leaf-rust sometimes attacks the forward crop.
Farms also were hit by the "worst- ever" bout of leaf-rust disease last year, Restrepo said.