Garnica, Diana P.; Nemri, Adnane; Upadhyaya, Narayana M.; Rathjen, John P.; Dodds, Peter N.
Rust diseases caused by fungi of the order Pucciniales afflict a
wide range of plants, including cereals, legumes, ornamentals, and
fruit trees, and pose a serious threat to cropping systems and global
food security. The obligate parasitic lifestyle of these fungi and
their complex life cycles, often involving alternate hosts for the
sexual and asexual stages, also make this group of pathogens of
great biological interest. One of the most remarkable adaptations
of rust fungi is the...[Show more]
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