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Austropuccinia psidii, commonly known as myrtle, eucalyptus and guava rust, has long been considered a significant threat to Australian plant industries and ecosystems. This project aimed to deliver a standardised method for assessing myrtle rust susceptibility and impact on Myrtaceae in Australia, and in doing so, identify species and plant communities at greatest risk, while at the same time identifying possible management options to minimise the impact of the disease on plant industries and the environment.

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