Rice False Smut Diseases Video

Donald Groth  |  11/8/2011 11:01:32 PM

Photos of rice false smut disease caused by the fungus Ustilaginoidea virens, including fungal signs and symptoms on the plant.

Complete video gallery of the rice False Smut disease photographs:

Slide 1: Ustilaginoidea virens spores from infected rice grain.

Slide 2: Very early symptoms and signs of false smut infection.

Slide 3: Early symptoms and signs of false smut infection (note silver cover over spores).

Slide 4: Rice seedhead showing symptoms and signs of infection with false smut.

Slide 5: Rice grain showing false smut symptoms and signs of infection.

Slide 6: Severe infection of rice grain by false smut.

Slide 7: Later darker symptoms and signs of false smut infection.

Slide 8: Up close of a rice grain replaced by a mass of false smut spores.

Slide 9: Rice grain replaced by false smut fungal spores and sclerotia.

Slide 10: False smut galls removed by a dockage machine from rice grain.


Go to False Smut Go to Rice Diseases Photo Galleries

Click on the links above to go to the False Smut home page or the Rice Diseases Photo Galleries home page.

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