Accession Number:

AD0692321

Title:

THE WINTERING OF UREDOMYCELIA OF WHEAT RUST,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1969-05-08

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Mycelia of the causative agent of stem rust in wheat are not killed by low air temperatures in the winter, except when there is no snow covering. With a snow covering of 17-20 cm, mycelia in the plants can pass the winter and create local, early sources of primary infection. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Agronomy, Horticulture and Aquiculture
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE