Melampsora lini is the causal agent of rust disease of cultivated flax and linseed (Linum usitatissimum) and an important model system for studies about the molecular basis of plant immunity (Dean et al. 2012).
- Dean, Ralph, Van Kan, Jan A. L., Pretorius, Zacharias A., Hammond-Kosack, Kim E., Di Pietro, Antonio, Spanu, Pietro D., Rudd, Jason J., Dickman, Marty, Kahmann, Regine, Ellis, Jeff, Foster, Gary D. 2012. The Top 10 fungal pathogens in molecular plant pathology. Molecular Plant Pathology 13(4):1364-3703. doi:10.1111/j.1364-3703.2011.00783.x
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