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  Definition of Blister rust
  1. fungus causing white pine blister rust and having a complex life cycle requiring a plant of genus Ribes as alternate host
  2. any of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally
Similar Words: Cronartium ribicola, white-pine rust, white pine blister rust

 

Member Meronyms: Cronartium, genus Cronartium

 

 
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