ear rot


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ear rot

n.
Any of various fungal diseases of corn characterized by decay and molding of the ears.
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The yield losses were even more serious when the nematode was found associated with yellow ear rot causing bacterium on wheat (Maqbool, 1988).
Various types of diseases are found in maize such as Aspergillus ear rot, Gibberella ear rot and Diplodia ear rot caused by different types of microorganisms.
The lines derived from D539, V-537C, VS-536, LT155, LT154 and CABG had better performance for grain yield and also showed earlier maturity, lower plant height and, with the exception of the lines derived from V-537C, better plant and ear aspect and lower percentage of ears with bad husk cover and ear rot, in relation to the normal lines.
"Within them, you'll see resistance to threats such as Fusarium ear rot, anthracnose stalk rot, and corn rootworm."
353-361, the estimates of heritability for fumonisin concentration and Fusarium ear rot in the NC300 x B104 recombinant inbred population were computed incorrectly.
Fumonisins are produced by the corn ear rot fungus Fusarium verticillioides, which is one of the most common pathogens of corn worldwide.
Fusarium ear rot (FER) disease in maize reduces grain quality and yield to an appreciable extent.
The results suggest that treatment of maize seeds with essential oils from India clove, cinnamon, and thyme, at the concentration of 0.1%, mighty play an important role in the control of stem and ear rot fungus.
Germplasm lines were visually selected on the basis of resistance to a mixture of foliar diseases, resistance to Fusarium ear rot [caused by Fusarium verticillioides (Sacc.) Nirenberg (synonym F.
"We've been evaluating for resistance to a host of disease pathogens, including fusarium ear rot, grey leaf spot, southern leaf blight, and aflatoxin-producing Aspergillus flavus," says Carson.