Puccinia duthiei Ellis & Tracy: a new host record on Chrysopogon velutinus from India

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Suhas Kundlik Kamble


Chrysopogon Trinius belongs to poaceae is represented by 23 species in India. Rust disease is caused by pathogenic fungi of the order Pucciniales, which comprises about 168 genera and nearby 7,000 species of rusts. An attempt has been made to record new rust fungi, Puccinia duthiae Ellis and Tracy on Chrysopogon velutinus (Hook. F.) Bor from India.

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