Tilletia laevis Kühn, 1873

on Secale, Triticum

gall

ovaries are changed into a powdery, foetid, olive-brown mass of spores. The spores are smooth.

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Secale cereale; Triticum aestivum & subsp. compactum + spelta, monococcum, turgidum & subsp. dicoccon + durum + polonicum.

synonyms

Tilletia foetida (Wallroth) Liro, 1920; Tilletia foetens (Berkeley & Curtis) Trelease, 1884.

notes

Tilletia caries and laevis, together addressed as “common bunt”, are worldwide pests in wheat cultivation (Wilcoxson & Saari).

references

Almaraz (1998a), Bao, Carris, Huang, Luo, Liu & Castlebury (2010a), Carris, Castlebury & Goates (2006a), Carris & Castlebury (2008a), Carris, Castlebury, Huang, Alderman, Luo & Bao (2007a), Ivić, Sever, Scheuer & Lutz (2013a), Kabaktepe & Akata (2019a), Klenke & Scholler (2015a), Melgarejo Nárdiz, García-Jiménez, Jordá Gutiérrez ao (2010a), Negrean & Anastasiu (2006a), Savchenko & Heluta (2012a), Unamuno (1941b), Vanderweyen & Fraiture (2014a), Vánky (1994a), Vánky & Abbasi (2013a), Wilcoxson & Saari (1996a), Zogg (1983a).

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