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Prevalence of Sorghum Ergot in Southeast Asia
Plant Pathology and Microbiology Publications
  • V. A. Tonapi, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
  • Komin Wirojwattanakul
  • Dang Van Vinh, Vietnam Agricultural Science Institute
  • Moung Moung Thein, Central Agricultural Research Institute
  • Shrishail Sharanappa Navi, Iowa State University
  • P. W. Tooley, United States Department of Agriculture
Document Type
Article
Disciplines
Publication Date
1-1-2003
Abstract
Ergot is a serious endemic disease in most of the sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) producing countries of the wor ld, wi th most recent outbreaks being in central and South Amer ica (Reis et al . 1996). It is caused by the fungus Claviceps spp. Three species are predominant: C. africana is prevalent in southern and eastern Af r ica, South Amer ica, Southeast Asia, Aust ral ia, and India; C. sorghi in India and Southeast Asia; and C. sorghicola in Japan
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This article is from International Sorghum and Millets Newsletter, 44 (2003): 95–97.

Copyright Owner
ICRISAT
Language
en
Date Available
December 5, 2012
File Format
application/pdf
Citation Information
V. A. Tonapi, Komin Wirojwattanakul, Dang Van Vinh, Moung Moung Thein, et al.. "Prevalence of Sorghum Ergot in Southeast Asia" (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/shrishail_navi/31/