Rust of Garlic, Leek an Onion

  • Ilija Karov
  • Sasa Mitrev
  • Dusan Spasov
  • Dragica Spasova
  • Milan Gjeorgjievski


The research was conducted in the second half of 2001, in 2002, and inthe first quarter of 2003.A large number of binocular and microscopic examinations wereconducted on the gathered contaminated plant material, from which wasconcluded that Puccinia porri (Sow.) Winter most often appears on leek andgarlic, and that Puccinia allii (D.C.) Rudolph can be seen on onion, leek andgarlic.


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