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Bunt and smut diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
Five bunt and smut diseases are regularly associated with wheat ( Triticum spp.). These are: common bunt (Tilletia spp.), dwarf bunt (T. controversa), Karnal bunt (T. indica), loose smut (Ustilago tritici), and flag smut ...
Guide to the CIMMYT Wheat Crop Protection Subprogram
This wheat special report provides an introduction to the CIMMYT Wheat Program's Crop Protection Subprogram. It is designed to help acquaint donors, visiting scientists, and other interested persons with the Subprogram's ...
Fusarium head scab of wheat (Fusarium graminearum Schwabe)
Scab or head blight of wheat, caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum Schwabe, was first described in 1891 by Arthur in the United States (2); it was later reported in Japan in 1902. In Mexico the disease was detected ...
World perspectives on barley yellow dwarf
(DCAS; CIMMYT, 1990)
Barley yellow dwarf (BYD) is a cereal disease caused by an aphid-transmitted virus belonging to the luteovirus group, members of which cause the yellows diseases. The virus, known as barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV), is ...
The bacterial diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
The most common bacterial pathogens that attack wheat are grouped under the names Xanthomonas translucens and Pseudomonas syringae. Pathovars (bacterial strains pathogenic to a specific host or hosts) included in X. ...
Quantitative trait loci in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) associated with resistance to stripe rust
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
Stripe rust is an important wheat disease worldwide and resistance to stripe rust is often not controlled by race-specific resistance genes. To identify quantitative trait loci (QTL) affecting quantitative resistance to ...
Field manual of common wheat diseases and pests
The purpose of this manual is to help agricultural field workers identify common diseases and pests of wheat. Specific chemical control procedures are not given since these may differ from country to country. Local plant ...
Helminthosporium blights of wheat: spot blotch and tan spot. Proceedings of an international workshop held at CIMMYT
(UCL; BADC; CIMMYT, 1998)
Over the last 30 ye~rs, in developing countries, the outstanding advances in wheat productivity attained by CIMMYT and its partners have contributed greatly to the well-being of millions of people. As growing numbers of ...
Rust diseases of wheat: concepts and methods of disease management
Roelfs, A.P., R.P. Singh, and E.E. Saari. 1992. Rust Diseases of Wheat: Concepts and methods of disease management. Mexico, D.F.: CIMMYT. 81 pages. The rust diseases of wheat are among the most studied of the plant diseases. ...