Clavicipitaceae


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Clavicipitaceae

a family of fungi to which Claviceps spp. belong. Members have long tubular asci and threadlike ascospores.
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Systematics of the graminicolous Clavicipitaceae, applications of morphological and molecular approaches, p.
A similar pathway of ergot alkaloid biosynthesis is proposed for grass endophytes within the Clavicipitaceae (Garner et al.
Susceptibility of preimaginal western cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Beaaveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin Clavicipitaceae (Hypocreales).
The genera Acremonium and Epichloe in the tribe Balansiae of Clavicipitaceae are the most important true endophytes and have been the focus of study because of the immediate applications to turfgrass development (Hill, 1994).
The identity of the endophyte remained a mystery until the 1940s when Neill (1941), in New Zealand, identified the endophyte as bearing affinity to Epichloe of the family Clavicipitaceae (Ascomycetes).