Albugo bliti

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Albugo bliti
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Albuginaceae
Genus: Albugo
Species: A. bliti
Binomial name
Albugo bliti
(Biv.) Kuntze, (1891)

Albugo bliti, White Rust, is a type of oomycete pathogen of genus Albugo that affects the tissues of plants. In particular, this white rust is found on Amaranth, beets and lambs quarters. Many discussions of this white rust treat it as a type of fungus.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Keinath, A.P.; Strand, A.E.; Hamilton, R.D. (May 2003). "First Report of White Rust Caused by Albugo bliti on Seabeach Amaranth in the United States". Plant Disease. 87 (5): 602. doi:10.1094/PDIS.2003.87.5.602B.