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- Fan, Jing; Yang, Juan; Wang, Yu‐Qiu; Li, Guo‐Bang; Li, Yan; Huang, Fu; Wang, Wen‐Ming
- Molecular plant pathology 2016 v.17 no.9 pp. 1321-1330
- Clavicipitaceae; Digitaria ciliaris; Echinochloa crus-galli; Imperata cylindrica; Internet; Panicum; Ustilaginoidea virens; alternative hosts; anamorphs; autumn; chlamydospores; color; conidia; copper; copper oxychloride; cultivars; difenoconazole; disease control; disease outbreaks; environmental factors; false smut; filling period; flowers; fungi; genes; genomics; heading; host range; mycelium; nucleotide sequences; paddies; pathogens; propiconazole; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; rain; rice; sclerotia; taxonomy; tebuconazole; teleomorphs; temperature; tissues; weeds
- ... Villosiclava virens (Vv) is an ascomycete fungal pathogen that causes false smut disease in rice. Recent reports have revealed some interesting aspects of the enigmatic pathogen to address the question of why it specifically infects rice flowers and converts a grain into a false smut ball. Comparative and functional genomics have suggested specific adaptation of Vv in the colonization of rice flow ...