Submitted to: Patent Application
Publication Type: Patent Application
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/15/2001
Publication Date: 5/13/2003
Citation: Schisler, D.A., Khan, N.I., Boehm, M.J. 2003. Yeasts for reducing fusarium head blight in cereals and selection thereof. U.S. Patent 6,562,337 B2.
Technical Abstract: Four yeasts (NRRL Y-30213, NRRL Y-30214, NRRL Y-30215, and NRRL Y-30216) and 1 bacterium (NRRL B-30212) have been identified as being superior antagonists capable of supressing Fusarium head blight (head scab) in cereals, particularly in wheat and barley. Fusarium head blight is primarily caused by the fungus Gibberella Zeae (anamorph=Fusarium graminearum).