The basidiomycete Ustilago maydis (DC) Corda is a ubiquitous causative agent of smut disease on maize (Zea mays), one of the world's most important cereal crops (FAO 2012, http://www.fao.org).
Mapping QTLs contributing to Ustilago maydis resistance in specific plant tissues of maize.
Deletion of the Ustilago maydis ortholog of theAspergillussporulation regulator medA affects mating and virulence through pheromone response.
Infection of maize leaves with Ustilago maydis
prevents establishment of C4 photosynthesis.
The effect of Concanavalin A on Ustilago maydis cultures was tested in order to gain understanding about plant-fungi infection mechanisms.
O efeito da adicao da lectina Concanavalina A ao cultivo do fungo Ustilago maydis e examinado para contribuir ao entendimento dos mecanismos de reconhecimento e infeccao entre fungos e plantas.
(2000) reportaron que algunas lectinas vegetales de distinta especificidad inducen modificaciones sobre el crecimiento in vitro de Ustilago maydis (DC.) Cda.
market for this latest ethnic food fad known by its Latin taxonym, ustilago maydis
, but more commonly by its Nahuatl name, huitlacoche.
Interesting recent notations include the harvesting by the Seri of the seed of eelgrass, a unique utilization of a marine resource, and Flora Banuetts' recipes for the maize fungus huitlacoche (Ustilago maydis
) in Maya-Aztec-modern Mexican cookery.
Albert and Schenck  had successfully amplified smut with the bE4/bE8 primers based on the Ustilago maydis
bE mating-type gene, and its specific conventional PCR product (459 bp) (Genbank Accession no.
Plants were also highly susceptible to smut [caused by Ustilago maydis
(DC.) Cda.] infection.
on rice, Ustilago maydis (DC.) Corda on corn, and Ustilago scitaminea Syd.
Ustilago maydis is reported for Panama by Toler et al.
In temperate environments, the number of diseased ears and stems was counted and susceptibility to smut--Ustilago zeae (Beckm.) Unger [ = Ustilago maydis
(DC.) Corda]--was determined as follows: