covered smut


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Noun1.covered smut - a smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes
smut fungus, smut - any fungus of the order Ustilaginales
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Goldeneye has shown field resistance to barley loose smut [caused by Ustilago nuda (Jens.) Rostr.], and covered smut [caused by Ustilago hordei (Pers.) Lagerh.].
Aquila has shown field resistance to barley loose smut [caused by Ustilago nuda (Jens.) Rostr.] and covered smut [caused by U.
In the Western Co-operative Six-Rowed Barley Tests, BT 562 had good resistance to covered smut [caused by U.