Photo 3. Close-up of the powdery masses of Puccinia thaliae spores, released from pustules on the lower surface of the leaf.
Puccinia thaliae (previously known as Puccinia cannae).
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Photos 1,3&4 McKenzie, E. (2013) Puccinia thaliae (Puccinia thaliae) Updated on 4/17/2014. PaDIL - (http://www.padil.gov.au). Photo 2 Kohler F, Pellegrin F, Jackson G, McKenzie E (1997) Diseases of cultivated crops in Pacific Island countries. South Pacific Commission. Pirie Printers Pty Limited, Canberra, Australia.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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