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Twenty-Six New Pine Hosts of Fusiform Rust. F. H. Tainter, Professor, Department of Forest Resources, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-1003. R. L. Anderson, Manager, Resistance Screening Center, USDA Forest Service, Asheville, NC 28802. Plant Dis. 77:17-20. Accepted for publication 1 September 1992. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1993. DOI: 10.1094/PD-77-0017.

Forty-five pine species and cultivars (Pinus spp.) were tested for susceptibility to fusiform rust (Cronartium quercuum f. sp. fusiforme) by inoculation with basidiospores. Twenty-six species or cultivars were found to be susceptible. Eighteen other species were confirmed as susceptible.