Identification of the Germination Self-Inhibitor from Wheat Stem Rust Uredospores

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Science  27 Aug 1971:
Vol. 173, Issue 3999, pp. 835-836
DOI: 10.1126/science.173.3999.835


Two germination inhibitors from wheat rust uredospores were identified as the cis and trans isomers of methyl 4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamate (methyl ferulate). They are the self-inhibitors from these spores described previously.