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First record of Ustilago sporoboli-indici in Australia

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Vitelli, J. S., Tan, Y. P., Riding, N., Holdom, D. G., Chamberlain, A. and Shivas, R. G. (2017) First record of Ustilago sporoboli-indici in Australia. Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 12 (1). p. 52. ISSN 1833-928X

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Article Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-017-0277-y


A leaf smut fungus was collected on Sporobolus natalensis (Giant Rat's Tail grass) from two locations in Queensland during early 2017. The fungus was identified as Ustilago sporoboli-indici based on morphological and DNA sequence data. This is the first record of U. sporoboli-indici in Australia.

Item Type:Article
Business groups:Biosecurity Queensland
Keywords:Leaf smut fungus Ustilago sporoboli-indici Sporobolus Giant Rat's Tail grass Sporobolus natalensis
Subjects:Science > Botany > Genetics
Plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Live Archive:10 Oct 2017 01:01
Last Modified:13 Apr 2023 02:28

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