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Noun1.Urocystis - a genus of smut fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Tilletiaceae, Tilletiaceae - a family of smut fungi having a simple promycelium bearing the spores in an apical cluster
flag smut fungus - a smut fungus causing a smut in cereals and other grasses that chiefly affects leaves and stems and is characterized chains of sori within the plant tissue that later rupture releasing black masses of spores
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penflufcn, 240 g [L.sup.-1]) was applied at the same time for suppression of Rhizoctonia root rot (Rhizoctonia solani) and control of bunt (Tilletia spp.), flag smut (Urocystis agropyri) and loose smut (Us til ago tritici).
Many diseases of economically important crops are seed-borne like bakanae disease of rice (Fusarium moniliforme Sheld), loose smut [Ustilago tritici (Pers.) Rostrup], flag smut (Urocystis tritici Koern.), karnal bunt [Neovossia indica (Mitra) Mundkar] and ear cockle of wheat (Anguillulina tritici Gerv.
The interaction between the clonal herb Trientalis europea and the host specific fungus Urocystis trientalis.