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smut

(smŭt),
A fungal disease of cereal grains caused by species of Ustilago and characterized by dark brown or black masses of spores on the plants; for example, corn smut (U. maydis); loose smut of wheat (U. nuda)

smut

(1) Obscenity—i.e., lewd language or conversation.
(2) Pornography, see there.
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Response of 103 sugarcane lines against whip smut: Maximum 88% genetic similarity was found among SL-96-278 and SL-96-234 cultivars.
From the above analyses, the smut pathogen strains from a same region (province) tend to group into the same group.
(1994) developed RFLP markers (pFBT, xS 560 and xS 1294) and RAPD marker (OPG5) linked to head smut resistance genes in sorghum.
Study on the occurrence of the kernel smut of rice caused by Neovossia horrida and its control.
Maize smut is a kind of fungus caused by the pathogenic plant fungus Ustilago maydis.
Malgre les defauts du systeme electoral actuel, chaque depute qui siege a la Chambre des communes comprend que le SMUT possede une vertu qui le rachete : il l'a fait elire.
Davis] and smuts (caused by several Ustilago spp.).
The sight of young people with well-thumbed books by Drusilla Dunjee Houston and Cheikh Anta Diop warms Moses' heart, because he knows this means a turn toward reading and away from "priapic displays and foulmouthed monkeys." Better the temples of ancient Egypt than the smut of gangsta rap.
grain that contains TCK smut at or below 30,000 spores per 50 grams.
Perhaps a ban on tobacco advertising to kids would help, maybe limits on gun purchases would be a good idea, as might be extra taxes on the rich, public humiliation of acquitted murderers, or curbs on late-term abortions, TV violence, and online smut. Hey, maybe only symbolic curbs would do, after all, a primary purpose is to bolster the values that the poor use to influence the rich, that the weak use to protect themselves from the powerful, and that families use to protect their children from outsiders.
One plant-pathogen system in which the interaction between pollen and pathogen dispersal is likely to be important is anther smut disease, which occurs in the Caryophyllaceae, Dipsacaceae, Liliaceae, and Portulacaceae (Thrall et al.
Summary: Cape Town [South Africa], Sep 5 (ANI): Uncapped spinner George Linde has replaced Jon Jon Smuts in the South Africa squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against India, Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Thursday.