RUST FUNGI ON SOME POACEOUS WEEDS OF WHEAT CROPS IN PAKISTAN

NAJAM-UL-SEHAR AFSHAN, ABDUL REHMAN NIAZI

Abstract


The article enlists common poaceous weeds found in wheat crop sand their specific parasitic
rust fungi. In this study, four (04) plant taxa of Poaceae infected with rust fungi are collected
from different wheat crops grown in different areas of Pakistan. The rust fungi are isolated,
characterized and identified. All these host plants are known weeds of wheat crop in Pakistan.
This work would help to identify and enlist the potential rust fungi on weeds of wheat crop
that could be utilized to control these noxious weeds in future.

Keywords


Poaceae, Rust fungi, Weeds.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30750/ijpbr.1.4.19

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