Peanut rust (Puccinia arachidis Speg.) disease: its background and recent accomplishments towards disease resistance breeding

@article{Mondal2015PeanutR,
  title={Peanut rust (Puccinia arachidis Speg.) disease: its background and recent accomplishments towards disease resistance breeding},
  author={Suvendu Mondal and Anand M. Badigannavar},
  journal={Protoplasma},
  year={2015},
  volume={252},
  pages={1409-1420}
}
The peanut rust disease is an economically important biotic stress that significantly reduces the pod and fodder yield and oil quality. It is caused by the basidiomycete fungus Puccinia arachidis Speg. which belongs to class Pucciniomycetes like other rust fungus but has fewer occurrences in teliospore form. The P. arachidis predominantly spreads by the… CONTINUE READING