Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Common bean rust: pathology and control.

Abstract

This review highlights the characteristics of the common bean rust pathogen (Uromyces appendiculatus) and its host (Phaseolus vulgaris), including environmental requirements, economic importance, pathogenic variation and control. The nomenclature, morphology and life cycle of U. appendiculatus, symptoms, host range, distribution, epidemiology and manipulation are also discussed.