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Puccinia graminisRust Rust, n. [AS. rust; akin to D. roest, G. & Sw. rost,
Icel. ry[eth]; -- named from its color, and akin to E. red.
[root]113. See Red.]
1. (Chem.) The reddish yellow coating formed on iron when
exposed to moist air, consisting of ferric oxide or
hydroxide; hence, by extension, any metallic film of
2. (Bot.) A minute mold or fungus forming reddish or rusty
spots on the leaves and stems of cereal and other grasses
(Trichobasis Rubigo-vera), now usually believed to be a
form or condition of the corn mildew (Puccinia
graminis). As rust, it has solitary reddish spores; as
corn mildew, the spores are double and blackish.
Note: Rust is also applied to many other minute fungi which
infest vegetation, such as the species of Ustilago,
Uredo, and Lecythea.
3. That which resembles rust in appearance or effects.
Specifically: (a) A composition used in making a rust
joint. See Rust joint, below.
(b) Foul matter arising from degeneration; as, rust on
(c) Corrosive or injurious accretion or influence.
Sacred truths cleared from all rust and dross of
human mixtures. --Eikon
Note: Rust is used in the formation of compounds of obvious
meaning; as, rust-colored, rust-consumed, rust-eaten,
and the like.
Rust joint, a joint made between surfaces of iron by
filling the space between them with a wet mixture of
cast-iron borings, sal ammoniac, and sulphur, which by
oxidation becomes hard, and impervious to steam, water,
Rust mite (Zo["o]l.), a minute mite (Phytopius oleivorus)
which, by puncturing the rind, causes the rust-colored
patches on oranges. Puccinia graminisHeteroecious Het`er*[oe]"cious, a. [Hetero- + Gr. ? house.]
Passing through the different stages in its life history on
an alternation of hosts, as the common wheat-rust fungus
(Puccinia graminis), and certain other parasitic fungi; --
contrasted with aut[oe]cious. -- Het`er*[oe]"cism, n. Puccinia graminisWheat rust Wheat rust
A disease of wheat and other grasses caused by the rust
fungus Puccinia graminis; also, the fungus itself.
Meaning of Puccinia from wikipedia
- of Puccinia rusts
and the diseases
they cause: Puccinia asparagi
rust Puccinia graminis
- Stem rust, also known
- The stem, black, and cereal rusts
by the fungus Puccinia graminis
and are a significant disease affecting cereal
crops. Crop species
- Wheat yellow
rust (Puccinia striiformis
f.sp. tritici), also known
as wheat stripe
rust, is one of the three major wheat
rust diseases, along
7,000 species, more than half of which belong
to the genus Puccinia
, are currently
accepted. Rust fungi
are highly specialized plant
- by dying
leaves, which fertilize
the fungus. The pathogen
rust fungus. Puccinia graminis causes
"stem or black
rust", P. triticina causes
- species. Puccinia abrotani Puccinia abrupta Puccinia acetosae Puccinia achilleae Puccinia adjuncta Puccinia adoxae Puccinia aegopodii Puccinia
poarum,, the coltsfoot
gall rust or meadow
gr**** rust, is a plant
pathogen. This fungal parasite forms
gall, 1–2 cm in diameter...
- Puccinia asparagi
is the causative agent
rust. It is an autoecious
that all stages
of its life cycle
– pycniospores, aeciospores...
- Puccinia arachidis
(Peanut rust) is a plant pathogen
rust on groundnut. Its spread
by warm, damp weather. List of Puccinia
- Puccinia melanocephala
is a plant
pathogen, it is the causal agent
rust. This pathogen affects multiple species
of sugarcane, including
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