Sentence Examples


  • Of these the rust, smut and bunt fungi are by far the most common and the most destructive.
  • The other two parasites, smut and bunt, affect principally the grain.
  • Smut of wheat, Ustilago Tritici, infects the host at the time of flowering.
  • It is impossible to detect the first infection or to cleanse the seed; the only remedy is to procure seed from a smut-free source, and to prevent further spread of the disease by gathering all smutted heads before the spores have matured or dispersed.
  • Tilletia Tritici, bunt or stinking smut of wheat, is so-called because the bunted grain has a disagreeable odour of stale herrings.
 

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