Tilletia caries


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Noun1.Tilletia caries - fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores
smut fungus, smut - any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
genus Tilletia, Tilletia - a genus of fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae
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Like Laura, P8901-AQ1A2B1B was susceptible to loose smut [caused by Ustilago tritici (Pers.) Rostr.] and common bunt [caused by Tilletia caries (DC.) Tul.
Based on a single trial P8810B5B3A2A2 was susceptible to common bunt [caused by Tilletia caries (DC.) Tul.
It is resistant to stem rust (caused by Puccinia graminis Pers.:Pers) and common bunt (caused by Tilletia caries (DC.) Tul.