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Claviceps

 [klav´ĭ-seps]
a genus of parasitic fungi that infest various seed plants. C. purpu´rea is the source of ergot.

Claviceps

/Clav·i·ceps/ (klav´ĭ-seps) a genus of parasitic fungi that infest various plant seeds. C. purpu´rea is the source of ergot.

Claviceps

the ergot fungi, members of the Ascomycetes class. Parasites of seedheads of various plants.

Claviceps cinerea
this ergot causes the same poisoning syndrome as paspalum ergot. See paspalum ergot.
Claviceps fusiformis
this ergot grows on bulrush millet (Pennisetum typhoides) and causes agalactia in sows fed on it. Called also millet ergot.
Claviceps paspali
Claviceps purpurea
the cause of rye ergot, but also the common ergot capable of infecting most grass species.
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These alkaloids are isolated from the dried sclerotium of the fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae) (Flieger et al.
claviceps, globosos hasta arrugados, con una apariencia cerosa y algunas veces con pruina.
We found that the tub2 gene appeared to possess useful polymorphisms between the common fungal contaminant Claviceps and Neotyphodium spp.
1998: 62), quedando descartada la posibilidad de que su presencia alli responda a la contaminacion del cereal destinado a la elaboracion de cerveza ya que tambien se han analizado varios molinos de este mismo yacimiento y no se han detectado restos de Claviceps (JuanTresserras 2002b: 550).
Sistema nervioso central: efectos agudos de "tembladeras" han producido los hongos Penicillium y Claviceps a traves de sus toxinas que afectan el sistema nervioso central; las mismas contienen acido lisergico (LSD).
The relationship between egg size and naupliar size in the calanoid copepod Diaptomus claviceps Schacht.
A intoxicacao por plantas que contem swainsonina deve ser diferenciada das intoxicacoes por plantas e toxinas tremorgenicas, como Ipomoea asarifolia, Phalaris angusta e por Claviceps paspali, e pela intoxicacao por Solanum fastigiatum var fastigiatum e Solanum paniculatum, que causam degeneracao cerebelar, possivelmente por armazenamento de lipidios (RIET-CORREA et al.
Ergot alkaloids are produced by the Claviceps purpurae fungus, which infects rye and other cereal grains.
Ergot alkaloids are toxins produced by species of Claviceps which have a clavine or ergoline ring system (CAST, 2003).
It is caused by the fungus Claviceps purpurea, which infects the ovary of the host seed and replaces the kernel with a blackish, hard survival structure called a sclerotium.
Em sementes de braquiaria, e observada, dentre outros, a ocorrencia dos fungos fitopatogenicos: Drechslera, Phoma, Curvularia, Claviceps maximensis (MARTINS et al.