Sorghum Ergot: New Disease Threat to the Sorghum Industry
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Sorghum ergot is caused by a fungus that infects the ovaries of sorghum flowers, converting each into a white fungal mass. First discovered in Texas in March 1997, the fungus can produce large amounts of honeydew that interferes with harvest and supports soprophytic fungal growth.
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Krausz, Joseph P.; Isakeit, Thomas (1998). Sorghum Ergot: New Disease Threat to the Sorghum Industry. Available electronically from