ear rot


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ear rot

[′ir ‚rät]
(plant pathology)
Any of several fungus diseases of corn, occurring both in the field and in storage and marked by decay and molding of the ears.
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Tex6 and Oh516 had highly significant and negative GCA for ear rot and aflatoxin concentration, indicating that they should contribute resistance for both traits (Table 2).
Low: accessions with ear rot values of 1 in both environments (1,1) or i in one environment and 2 in the other (1,2 in any order).
1]), ear rot (%), erect plants (%), and moisture (%) calculated for each accession.
01) for yield, days to silk, ear height, ears per plant, and ear rot (Tables 1 and 2).
Inheritance of resistance to aflatoxin production and Aspergillus ear rot of corn from the cross of inbreds B73 and Oh516.
Corn ear rot caused by Fusarium moniliforme is a destructive disease for the decreasing yield of corn (Bezuidenhout et al.
353-361, the estimates of heritability for fumonisin concentration and Fusarium ear rot in the NC300 x B104 recombinant inbred population were computed incorrectly.
Fumonisins are produced by the corn ear rot fungus Fusarium verticillioides, which is one of the most common pathogens of corn worldwide.
Fusarium ear rot (FER) disease in maize reduces grain quality and yield to an appreciable extent.