To examine resistance of myrtaceous plant species to invasive pathogen (the rust)
Type of Study:
Review of published data.
Highly virulent pathogen has spread rapidly but some myrtaceous species are resistant.
Response variable :
Ten individuals per species
Tobais PA, Guest DI, Kulheim C, Hsieh JF, Park RF 2016 A curious case of resistance to a new encounter pathogen: myrtle rust in Australia. Molecular Plant Pathology 17: 783-788.