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Master of Science (MS)
Plants, Soils, and Climate
D. C. Tingey
Wheat is the most important cereal crop in the world. It is the principal staple food in Russia, United States, China, Canada, India and a number of other countries.
Covered smut is one of the most serious disease of wheat all over the world. According to Woolman and Humphrey (82) it was known from very early times and is referred to by Theoprastus and other early Greek Roman writers.
Dhesi, Nazar Singh, "Inheritance of Resistance to Races of Covered Smut, Awns, and Chaff Color in a Wheat Cross" (1950). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 3953.
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