Submitted to: American Phytopathological Society Potomac Division Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/15/2003
Publication Date: 6/1/2004
Citation: Bruckart, W.L. 2004. Puccinia lagenophorae: invasive or beneficial?. American Phytopathological Society Potomac Division Meeting. 94:S142.
Technical Abstract: Puccinia lagenophorae, cause of a rust disease on common groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) may be useful for biological control in the U.S. During evaluations in containment, it was found in the U.S. (California and the East Coast). Is it damaging to groundsel and will it attack native Senecio spp.?