loose smut


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disease of grains

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a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores

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Certification sets standards for varietal purity, germination and levels of ergot and loose smut, but not bunt or Microdochium seedling blight.