S. Krishna Mohan, Phil Hamm, George Clough and Lindsey J. du Toit
PNW 647 | Published July 2013, Reviewed 2021


Two types of smut attack corn in the Pacific Northwest: common smut and head smut. This publication provides descriptions of symptoms and the disease cycle, and management strategies (which differ considerably between the two types). There is also significant new information, particularly related to common smut, regarding losses and control through variety selection.

About the authors

S. Krishna Mohan
University of Idaho
Lindsey J. du Toit
Washington State University

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