Biology of maize kernel infection by Fusarium verticillioides.


Fusarium kernel rot disease starburst symptomatology was characterized fully for the first time. Two maize lines were hand pollinated and inoculated, using a fluorescent protein-expressing transformant of the fungal pathogen Fusarium verticillioides, by introduction of a conidial suspension through the silk channel of intact ears. Microscopy was used to… (More)
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-23-1-0006