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Stripe rust; Yellow rust

Puccinia striiformis var. striiformis

Stripe rust; Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis var. striiformis) is a fungal pathogen. It was first detected in Washington in 1984.

Puccinia striiformis causes stripe rust on wheat, but has other hosts as well. Infection can causes losses of up to 40%, and the fungus will infect both winter wheat and spring wheat. .

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