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Differential Control of Head Blight Pathogens of Wheat by Fungicides and Consequences for Mycotoxin Contamination of Grain
Fusarium head blight of wheat is caused by a disease complex comprised of toxigenic pathogens, predominantly Fusarium spp., and a non-toxigenic pathogen Microdochium nivale, which causes symptomsExpand
Determination of deoxynivalenol‐ and nivalenol‐producing chemotypes of Fusarium graminearum isolated from wheat crops in England and Wales
Fusarium graminearum, one of the causal agents of fusarium head blight (FHB) of wheat in the UK, can be broadly divided into two chemotypes based on the production of the 8-ketotrichothecenesExpand
Determination of deoxynivalenol and nivalenol chemotypes of Fusarium culmorum isolates from England and Wales by PCR assay
Functioning Tri13 and Tri7 genes are required for the production of nivalenol and 4-acetyl nivalenol, respectively, in Fusarium species producing type B trichothecenes. Mutations have been identifiedExpand
Semi-dwarfing Rht-B1 and Rht-D1 loci of wheat differ significantly in their influence on resistance to Fusarium head blight
Fusarium head blight (FHB) is an important disease of wheat worldwide. Soissons is one of the most resistant varieties grown in UK. The current study was undertaken to identify QTL for FHB resistanceExpand
Development of PCR assays for the detection and differentiation of Fusarium sporotrichioides and Fusarium langsethiae.
Isolates of the type-A trichothecene producing Fusarium sporotrichioides and Fusarium langsethiae were grouped and differentiated in a phylogenetic tree using ITS sequence dissimilarity. An attemptExpand
ISSR markers detect high genetic variation among Fusarium poae isolates from Argentina and England
Fusarium poae is one of the Fusarium species isolated from cereal grains infected by Fusarium head blight (FHB), and in recent years it has been identified as a major FHB component. In this study, 97Expand
Using real-time PCR to discriminate and quantify the closely related wheat pathogens Oculimacula yallundae and Oculimacula acuformis
Oculimacula yallundae and O. acuformis are the causal agents of eyespot disease of wheat and other cereals. The two fungi react differently to the application of fungicides, but they cannot beExpand
Impacts of changing climate and agronomic factors on fusarium ear blight of wheat in the UK
Climate change will have direct impacts on fusarium ear blight (FEB) in wheat crops, since weather factors greatly affect epidemics, the relative proportions of species of ear blight pathogensExpand
Phylogenetic relationships of Fusarium poae based on EF-1 alpha and mtSSU sequences.
A molecular phylogenetic analysis of Fusarium poae isolates from South America (Argentina) and Europe (mainly England, Germany, Italy) was performed using 98 F. poae, four Fusarium culmorum, twoExpand
Evaluation and characterization of resistance to fusarium head blight caused by Fusarium culmorum in UK winter wheat cultivars
Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance of 50 cultivars from the National List of winter wheat cultivars approved for sale (or were undergoing trails for approval in 2003) in the UK was compared withExpand