Fungi communities colonizing the stem base of winter wheat

Urszula Wachowska


In the present study species which colonize the stem base of winter wheat and cause different types of diseases were analyzed. It was demonstrated that Fusarium avenaceum, F. culmorum, Pseudocereosporella herpotrichoides and Rhizoetonia cerealis were most of ten isolated from the stem base of winter wheat. It was not always possible to determine the pathogen which was responsible for the specific disease symptoms.


Fusarium; Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides; Rhizoctonia cerealis; stem base; wheat

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