Image Number: 5357459

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Sign
Description:
Seed head of oats showing signs of infection with loose smut (Ustilago avenae).
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Ustilaginomycotinia
Class: Ustilaginomycetes
Subclass: Ustilaginomycetidae
Order: Ustilaginales
Family: Ustilaginaceae
Genus: Ustilago
Subject: Ustilago avenae (Pers.) Rostr.

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Avena
Subject: Avena spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Thursday, May 8, 2008