Article May 20, 2015
Cultural practices key to karnal bunt control
Karnal bunt is a disease of wheat, durum, and triticale caused by the fungal pathogen Tilletia indica Mitra. Karnal bunt was first reported in India in 1931, and later in Pakistan, Mexico, the U.S., Iran, and South Africa. The disease has been reported in Nepal and Brazil in isolated areas.