white rust


noun

Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by pustules of white spores on affected parts that become yellow and malformed, caused by fungi of the genus Albugo.
any fungus of the genus Albugo.

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Origin of white rust

First recorded in 1880–85
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