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Abstract

Rust fungi on Saccharum species from Pakistan.

Abstract

Four species of rust fungi are described on three species of Saccharum (S. ravennae, S. spontaneum, S. bengalense). Among these, Puccinia melanocephala and P. miscanthi are new records for Pakistan. Puccinia coronata var. avenae and P. kuehnii are already known from this area. Saccharum is a new host for the Puccinia coronata species complex from Pakistan.