Scientific articles


  1. Jørgensen, L.N.; Matzen, N.; Leitzke, R.; Thomas, J.E.; O’Driscoll, A.; Klocke, B.; Maumene, C.; Lindell, I.; Wahlquist, K.; Zemeca, L.; et al. Management of Rust in Wheat Using IPM Principles and Alternative Products. Agriculture 2024, 14, 821.


  1. Mogens S Hovmøller, Tine Thach, Annemarie F Justesen (2023). Global dispersal and diversity of rust fungi in the context of plant health. Current opinion in Microbiology, 2023, Vol 71.


  1. Tsushima, A., Lewis, C.M., Flath, K., Kildea, S. & Saunders, D.G.O. (2022) Wheat stem rust recorded for the first time in decades in Ireland. Plant Pathology, 71, 890900.

  2. Zelba, O., Hanzalová, A., Dumalasová, V. et al. Analyzing wheat cultivars grown in Czech Republic for eight stem rust resistance genes. Eur J Plant Pathol 162, 221–230 (2022).

  3. Hanzalová, A., Zelba, O. Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina Eriks) resistance genes in wheat cultivars registered in the Czech Republic. J Plant Dis Prot 129, 1087–1093 (2022).

  4. Cécilia Fontyn, Kevin JG Meyer, Anne-Lise Boixel, Ghislain Delestre, Emma Piaget, Corentin Picard, Frédéric Suffert, Thierry C Marcel, Henriette Goyeau (2022). Evolution within a given virulence phenotype (pathotype) is driven by changes in aggressiveness: a case study of French wheat leaf rust populations.

  5. Julian Rodriguez-Algaba, Mogens S. Hovmøller, Philipp Schulz, Jens G. Hansen, Juan A. Lezáun, Jessica Joaquim, Biagio Randazzo, Pawel Czembor, Liga Zemeca, Svetlana Slikova, Alena Hanzalová, Sarah Holdgate, Sarah Wilderspin, Fabio Mascher, Frederic Suffert, Marc Leconte, Kerstin Flath, Annemarie F. Justesen (2022). Stem rust on barberry species in Europe: Host specificities and genetic diversity. Frontiers in genetics, Vol 13

  6. Patpour Mehran, Hovmøller Mogens S., Rodriguez-Algaba Julian, Randazzo Biagio, Villegas Dolors, Shamanin Vladimir P., Berlin Anna, Flath Kerstin, Czembor Pawel, Hanzalova Alena, Sliková Svetlana, Skolotneva Ekaterina S., Jin Yue, Szabo Les, Meyer Kevin J. G., Valade Romain, Thach Tine, Hansen Jens G., Justesen Annemarie F. (2022). Wheat Stem Rust Back in Europe: Diversity, Prevalence and Impact on Host Resistance. Frontiers in Plant Science vol 13. URL= DOI=10.3389/fpls.2022.882440

  7. Fontyn C, Zippert A-C, Delestre G, Marcel TC, Suffert F, Goyeau H (2020). Is virulence phenotype evolution driven exclusively by Lr gene deployment in French Puccinia triticina populations? Plant Pathology, Vol 71, p 1511-1524.

  8. Valade R, Boixel A-L, Meyer K, Suffert F (2022). 2021, l’odyssée de l’espèce Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici : retour sur une année exceptionnelle qui pose la question de l’endémicité de la rouille noire du blé en France et incite à maintenir l’effort d’épidémiosurveillance en systèmes céréaliers. Phytoma, Vol 754,


  1. Adams, T.M., Olsson, T.S.G., Ramírez-González, R.H. et al. Rust expression browser: an open source database for simultaneous analysis of host and pathogen gene expression profiles with expVIP. BMC Genomics 22, 166 (2021).

  2. Hanzalová A., Šliková S., Hudcovicová M., Klčová L., Gregová E. (2021) Virulence of wheat leaf rust (Puccinia triticina Eriks.) and Lr resistance genes in wheat cultivars in the Slovak Republic in the years 2016 – 2019. Cereal Research Communications.

  3. Perronne R., Dubs F., de Vallavieille-Pope C., Leconte M., du Cheyron P., Cadot V.,Vidal T., Enjalbert J. (2021). Spatio-temporal changes of varietal resistance to wheat yellow rust in France highlight an increase of field resistance level over the period 1985-2018. Phytopathology Vol. 111, No. 9, 2021.


  1. Rodriguez-Algaba J, Hovmøller, MS & Justesen AF (2020). Sexual recombination within the “Kranich” race of the yellow rust fungus Puccinia striiformis f.sp. tritici on Berberis vulgaris. Eur J Plant Pathol, 156, pages 1169–1173.

  2. Rodriguez-Algaba, J., Hovmøller, M. S., Villegas, D., Cantero-Martínez, C., Jin, Y., Justesen, A.F. (2020). Two Indigenous Berberis Species from Spain Were Confirmed as Alternate Hosts of the Yellow Rust Fungus Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Plant Disease

  3. Hanzalová A.,Dumalasová V., Zelba O.(2020). Virulence in the Puccinia triticina population in the Czech Republic and resistance genes in registered cultivars 1966–2019. Euphytica, 217, Article number 4

  4. Thomas M. Adams, Richard A. Neher, & Diane G. O. Saunders. (2020). Tracking wheat yellow rust: near real-time data sharing with Nextstrain (1.0). Zenodo.

  5. Barnes, G., Saunders, D.G.O. & Williamson, T. (2020) Banishing barberry: the history of Berberis vulgaris prevalence and wheat stem rust incidence across Britain. Plant Pathology, 69, 11931202.


  1. Saunders DGO, Pretorius ZA & Hovmøller MS. (2019) Tackling the re-emergence of wheat stem rust in Western Europe. COMMUNICATIONS BIOLOGY (2019) 2:51,

  2. Orton ES, Lewis CM, Davey PE, Radhakrishnan GV, Saunders DGO (2019) Stem rust (Puccinia graminis) identified on spring barley in the UK adjacent to infected Berberis vulgaris. New Disease Reports Sep 2019. British Society for Plant Pathology (BSPP).