Evaluation of Claviceps purpurea isolates on wheat reveals complex virulence and host susceptibility relationships

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Menzies, James G.; Klein-Gebbinck, Henry W.; Gordon, Anna; O'Sullivan, Donal M.;

Ergot of cereals, caused by Claviceps purpurea, results in yield loss and downgrading of infested grain because of toxic alkaloids in the sclerotia. Resistant wheat genotypes are known, but their effectiveness against different C. purpurea isolates over geographic regio... View more
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