head smut


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Noun1.head smut - smut fungus attacking heads of corn or sorghum and causing a covered smut
smut fungus, smut - any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
genus Sphacelotheca, Sphacelotheca - genus of smut fungus
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In a previous study we developed a SCAR marker which successfully signed the head smut resistance in sorghum (Li et al.
Development of head smut resistance-linked sequence characterized amplified regions markers in sorghum.
He is focused on three of the pathogens that are evolving threats to sorghum worldwide: head smut, anthracnose, and grain mold.
Head smut is a soilborne fungal pathogen that infects sorghum plants at the seedling stage, but symptoms appear at flowering, and infected plants are unable to produce grain.
Wilson], head smut [caused by Sporisorium reilianum (Kuhn) Langdon & Fullerton], and grain mold (caused by Fusarium spp.
Anthracnose Grain mold rating rating Head smut rating ([pa- Designation ([section]) ([paragraph]) infection ragraph]) % Tx2912 2.
Head smut caused by Sporisorium reilianum (KUhn) Clinton is a major limiting factor to sorghum yield.
Based on the DNA sequences of these two RAPD markers, two SCAR markers were developed and successfully tagged the res stant trait of sorghum head smut physiological race 3.
Wilson], head smut [caused by Sporisorium relianum (Kuhn) Langdon & Fullerton], and grain mold (caused by Fusarium spp.
Northern leaf blight (NLB) and head smut are two important diseases of maize (Zea mays) in China.
Tx2911 is susceptible to head smut (caused by Sporisorium reliana).
Shaw, the causal agent of sorghum downy mildew, resistance to races 1,3, and 4 of Sporisorium reilianum (Kuhn) Langdon & Fullerton which causes head smut, and to maize dwarf mosaic virus.