Accession Number : AD0691985

Title :   THE PROBLEM OF GRAIN RUSTS,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Chumakov,A. E.

Report Date : 08 MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The author discusses measures taken in the USSR to combat rusts in grain crops. It is concluded that the most important tasks include: development of resistant plants; study of the genetic, biochemical and physiological basis of immunity to rusts in grain cultures; the discovery of patterns of outbreaks of the disease and improvement of mathematical means of predicting development of rusts; development of better fungicides; and adoption of zonal systems of protective measures. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CEREALS, RUSTS(FUNGI)), CONTROL, RESISTANCE(BIOLOGY), SELECTION, GENETICS, FUNGICIDES, PROTECTION, SEEDS, ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, SPORES, SOILS, USSR

Subject Categories : Agronomy, Horticulture and Aquiculture
      Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE