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Puccinia Rust of Citronella and Lemongrass in Sri Lanka. J. M. R. S. Bandara, Lecturer/Plant Pathologist, Department of Agricultural Biology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. Plant Dis. 65:164. Copyright 1981 American Phytopathological Society. DOI: 10.1094/PD-65-164.

A leaf rust caused by Puccinia nakanishikii in Cymbopogon citratus and C. nardus was observed in the hill country areas of Sri Lanka. This is the first report of the disease and the causal organism from Sri Lanka.