Controlling the Rust Is a Must! Detection of a Major Gene for Rust Resistance to Fusiform Rust Disease

A fusiform rust gall on a branch.

Fusiform Rust Disease is one of the most destructive diseases to pine forests in the southeastern United States. Research on Fusiform Rust Disease has progressed over the years. There is no treatment for infected trees, but some scientists investigate what makes a tree resistant to the disease.


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Spring 1999 - Vol. 1 No. 2

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