Gibberella fujikuroi

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Gibberella fujikuroi

[‚jib·ə‚rel·ə ‚fü·jē′kü‚roi]
(mycology)
A fungal pathogen that causes bakanae disease, a seed-borne disease of rice that is characterized by the growth of excessively long internodes, through its production of plant growth hormones called gibberellins.
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The mycotoxins are produced predominantly by toxigenic strains of Fusarium verticillioides.
Palumbo J D, O'Keeffe T L and H K Abbas Isolation of maize soil and rhizosphere bacteria with antagonistic activity against Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides.
But another fungus, Fusarium verticillioides, also produces deadly mycotoxins on corn kernels--in addition to rotting out the crop's tender stalks and ears.
1]), a mycotoxin produced by Fusarium verticillioides, causes equine leukoencephalomalacia and porcine pulmonary edema and has been implicated in the etiology of esophageal cancer (EC) in the Transkei, South Africa.
1]) is a mycotoxin produced by the fungus Fusarium verticillioides, a ubiquitous soil-borne fungus that frequently contaminates maize and maize products.
Fusarium verticillioides comprised more than 99% of the Fusaria isolates.
Fusarium verticillioides, which is known to produce FUM, was the dominant species of the genus; F.
Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and University of Iowa (UI) scientists have found that corn plants do indeed benefit from the endophyte's presence--especially as they try to ward off other fungi, like Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides.
Corn seeds are bull's-eye targets for Fusarium verticillioides, formerly known as F.
These toxins are produced by the fungus Fusarium verticillioides (synonym F.