by Stephen C. Alderman
In blind seed disease,
unfertilized or developing seed of susceptible grasses are infected
by the fungus Gloeotinia temulenta, resulting in reduced seed
germination. About 56 species of grasses are susceptible, including
important forage and turf grasses. The disease occurs in all areas
of production of cool season grasses for seed. A recent reappearance
of blind seed in the United States has renewed interest in the disease.
This book will provide
useful information to plant pathologists, plant breeders, extension
agents, and regulatory agencies for research, diagnosis, and policymaking.
Black and white, 36 pp.
U.S. Department of Agriculture,
Agricultural Research Service, Miscellaneous Publication 1567
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