ce·dar-ap·ple rust (sēʹdər-ăp'əl) n.
A disease caused by a rust fungus (Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae) that spends part of its life cycle on certain junipers, causing galls and twig dieback, and the remainder of its life cycle on susceptible apples or crab apples, causing lesions and early shedding of leaves or fruit.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae — Taxobox name = Gymnosporangium juniperi virginianae regnum = Fungi phylum = Basidiomycota classis = Urediniomycetes subclassis = Incertae sedis ordo = Uredinales familia = Pucciniaceae genus = Gymnosporangium species = G. juniperi virginianae… …   Wikipedia

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