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Published by Department of Agriculture, Western Australia in Geraldton .
Written in English


  • Wheat -- Diseases and pests -- Western Australia.,
  • Fungal diseases of plants -- Western Australia.

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Edition Notes

StatementJill Wilson.
SeriesTechnical bulletin. Department of Agriculture. Western Australia
The Physical Object
Pagination60p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20220298M

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Wheat black point is an important quality defect in many areas of the world. The aims of this study were to identify grain tissues involved and to develop a better understanding of the genetic and. Black point (Fig. 1) is a common discolouration of cereal seed, which occurs in most regions where common and durum wheat are grown. It is characterized by a dark brown to black discolouration of the pericarp and testa, primarily at the embryo end of the seed 1File Size: KB. Black point of wheat Black point does not typically cause yield loss, but reduces grain quality. It is caused by several pathogens including Alternaria spp., Cochliobolus sativus, Cladosporium spp., and others. As the name implies, kernels that develop black point will have a black, smudge-like discoloration. The examinations were conducted on samples of wheat harvested in the years and from the area of Central Banat in four treatments-control (without black point flour) and with 2, 4 and 10% of black point flour which was added as a replacement for a part of the control sample.

Black point, defined as the discoloration of the em- bryo (germ) end and surrounding areas of the wheat ker- nel, occurs any time from grain filling to near harvest. Various fungi that cause black point often occur on devel- oping kernels that do not exhibit symptoms. Analysis of variance for the effect of wheat genotype, isolates, and years on the Book Company, New York, The incidence of black point in wheat varies from % to % in different. Black point is a widespread, but poorly understood, disease complex in wheat. In particular, black point tends to afflict wheat in wet years, or during irrigation. The survey includes analysis of toxin levels in symptomatic wheat from several US wheat growing areas. Further, wheat samples were evaluated for presence of toxin producing fungi. While the survey found toxin-producing fungi to be common in . A Grain of Wheat chronicles the events leading up to Kenyan independence, or Uruhu, in a Kenyan village. Gikonyo and Mumbi are newlyweds in love when Gikonyo is sent to detention. When he comes back six years later, Mumbi has carried and given birth to his rival's child. Instead of talking about.

Black point of wheat grain is a disorder characterised by a brown-black discolouration at the embryo end of the kernel. It is found in all regions of durum wheat cultivation and it results in significant economic loss annually. We studied seven varieties of spring durum wheat that were grown in . Summary. Analysis. Back when Europeans and Indians fought for control over Kenya, a British agricultural officer drew the plans for a forestry research station in Githima. The officer is killed by the train, but the research station is completed and filled with European scientists and administrators. Black point is a disease that affects wheat and barley; it is most important on durum wheat. It is caused by several common fungi. These fungi are most troublesome when the relative humidity exceeds 90%. Expanding green kernels are most susceptible, while premature seed senescence also promotes black point.   Black point is an economically serious disease in cereals that affects crop yield and value, the incidence of which is known to vary with environmental conditions and fungal load. However, little is known about the genotypic differences in susceptibility towards the disease.