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- Pretorius, Zacharias A., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Phytopathology 2019 v.109 no.1 pp. 133-144
- Puccinia graminis; altitude; genetic analysis; genetic markers; genetic relationships; meteorological data; microsatellite repeats; monitoring; phenotype; races; simulation models; stem rust; urediniospores; wheat; wind; Australia; Indian Ocean; South Africa
- ... The Australian wheat stem rust (Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici) population was shaped by the introduction of four exotic incursions into the country. It was previously hypothesized that at least two of these (races 326-1,2,3,5,6 and 194-1,2,3,5,6 first detected in 1969) had an African origin and moved across the Indian Ocean to Australia on high-altitude winds. We provide strong supportive evide ...