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The Karnal Bunt Project was created quickly in response to the finding of Tilletia indica in stored wheat grain.  Regulatory projects arise rapidly in response to finding quarantined pests.  The detection facility was located at the Imperial County Fairgrounds.  July 1996
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Imperial County, California, United States


Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Ustilaginomycotinia
Class: Exobasidiomycetes
Subclass: Exobasidiomycetidae
Order: Tilletiales
Family: Tilletiaceae
Genus: Tilletia
Subject: Tilletia indica Mitra
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Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Image last updated:
Monday, April 16, 2012