Cultivating Corn Smut (Ustilago maydis)??

Richard Winder rwinder at PFC.Forestry.CA
Mon Sep 18 11:26:23 EST 1995

In article <71216.rarnold at>, "Ralph D. Arnold" 
<rarnold at> writes:
>Any experience cultivating Corn Smut (Ustilago maydis) ? 
>Know of anyone having done this?  I would like to correspond with
>individuals about this species.  Thanks!  Ralph Arnold
>B.T.W., I can send an article entitled "Yield and Quality of Huitlacoche on 
>Sweet Corn Inoculated with Ustilago maydis" from the Aug-93 issue of 
>HortScience magazine. Send me $3.00 to cover costs of postage/photocopying 
>to: Ralph Arnold, PO Box 889, Oregon City, OR  97045


Check out:  Pope, D. D. and S. M. McCarter. 1992. Evaluation of inoculation
methods for inducing common smut on corn ears.  Phytopathology 82(9):950-955.
The work was done at the U. of Ga. (Athens).  It should cover a lot of the
bases for you.  -RSW

  RICHARD WINDER                    Title: Research Scientist
  Canadian Forest Service           Phone: (604) 363-0773
  Victoria, B.C.                    Internet: RWINDER at A1.PFC.Forestry.CA

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