Black (Stem) Rust Of Wheat Is Caused By

The stem, black and cereal rusts are caused by the fungus Puccinia graminis.

It is a member of the phylum Basidiomycota within the kingdom Fungi. The stem rust fungus attacks the parts of the plant, which are above ground. The infected plants produce fewer tillers and set fewer seeds and in severe cases of infection, the plant may die.

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