Smut diseases of plants


Fungi causing smuts are plant parasites and the disease is generally characterized by black, dusty masses of spores. The fungi are very specific in their selection of hosts and host organs: they attack only the stems, flowers, anthers or ovules of their host and no other part or other host.

Narrower Problems:
Smuts of grasses and cereals
Medicine Pathology
Plant Life Plants
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST