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Image Number K11321-14

Morning dew on a yellow starthistle leaf. Evening inoculations with rust spores (from Puccinia jaceae var. solstitialis) are made to catch the overnight dew needed for spore germination and infection.

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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