Ustilago maydis (Common smut of maize )
Ustilago maydis
Common smut of maize
Lycoperdon zeae, Uredo maydis, Uredo segetum f. zeae-maydis, Uredo segetum var. mays-zeae, Uredo zeae, Uredo zeae-mays, Ustilago carbo-maydis, Ustilago zeae, Ustilago zeae-mays
Worldwide
CT, HI, IA, MN, NY, SD, TX
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fungus
Cambodia
Zea mays
USTIMA
Ustilago maydis is the causative agent of common smut of corn (USTIMA-4). Seed is not considered an important source of inoculum, but it has been documented that seeds can be a pathway for pathogens to enter maize. (USTIMA-2)