Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Smut of sugarcane - Ustilago scitaminea.

Abstract

Information is reviewed on races of U. scitaminea, morphological traits in sugar cane associated with resistance to the fungus, resistance in species of Saccharum, varietal testing techniques and control of the fungus by the use of resistant varieties.