Time to act:
Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Rust is a fungal infection and there are many different types that tend to be specific to particular plants and spreads by means of dust-like spores. The fungus is encouraged by a humid, moist atmosphere and grows on the surface of the leaves and sometimes stems. It takes its nutrition from the plant. This can weaken the plant and in severe cases reduce its flowering or productivity. Bad infestations may result in total loss of leaves and occasionally in death of the plant.
Yellow patches on leaves with orange-brown pustules on the under-surface. Plants may lose their leaves as a result of heavy infestation and rust pustules may be seen on stems.
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roses, fruit trees, ornamental trees, shrubs, perennials, vegetables