Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Literature Review
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/19/1998
Publication Date: N/A
Technical Abstract: A comprehensive review of most aspects of common bunt and dwarf bunt diseases of wheat is presented. Included are sections on history, distribution and economic importance, taxonomy, morphology, spore germination, culture, and physiology. Extensive sections deal with research methodology and disease management, including host resistance, chemical control, and pathogenic specialization.