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Understanding wheat stripe rust through studies on host and pathogen metabolism

Roman-Reyna, Veronica


Wheat stripe rust, caused by the biotrophic Basidiomycete fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst), is one of the most important crop diseases worldwide. Pst has a complex lifecycle with an asexual cycle and a sexual cycle, consisting of five possible spore types. The asexual cycle, which is the economically damaging phase on wheat, occurs repeatedly throughout the growing season through the germination of urediniospores, vegetative growth of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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