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GrainGenes Pathology Report: Dwarf bunt

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Pathology
Dwarf bunt
Other Name
Dwarf Smut
Type
Fungus
Host Species
Triticum aestivum
Secale cereale
Hordeum vulgare
Causal Organism
Tilletia controversa
Image
Teliospores typical of Tilletia species (10x40).
Dwarf bunt, caused by Tilletia controversa,...
Wheat spikes with bunt...
A comparison: normal wheat kernels;...
Dwarf bunt...: healthy heads on left.
Reference
Reference(1987) Compendium of wheat diseases.