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First Report of Bean Rust Caused by Uromyces appendiculatus Race 19-63 in Puerto Rico

B. Vega, J. S. Beaver, C. Estévez de Jensen, and J. R. Steadman

March 2009

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Bean rust caused by Uromyces appendiculatus (Pers.) Unger is an important disease in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) worldwide. To our knowledge this is the first report of a new race of U. appendiculatus (19-63) in Puerto Rico and in the western hemisphere.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-0325-01-BR

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