stinking smut

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disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores

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similar to Tilletia caries

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Chemical fungicide seed treatments have kept common bunt outbreaks to a minimum, but alternative controls are nonetheless worth exploring should, for example, the chemical lose its effectiveness or be discontinued.
In field trials conducted since 2006, treating seed or soil with a ground-rye-grain formulation of Muscodor completely prevented common bunt under moderate disease conditions.