Fusarium ear and stalk rot
Corn Pitch Canker Fusarium subglutinans
A cross-section of a sweet corn cob showing symptoms of Fusarium subglutinans
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: AscomycotaFusarium ear and stalk rot
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Nectriaceae
Genus: Fusarium
Species: Fusarium subglutinans
Fusarium ear and stalk rot

Pitch canker
Fusarium moniliforme var. subglutinans Wollenw. & Reinking, (1925)
Fusarium neoceras var. subglutinans (Wollenw. & Reinking) Raillo, (1950)

Fusarium sacchari var. subglutinans (Wollenw. & Reinking) Nirenberg, (1976)

Fusarium ear and stalk rot (Fusarium subglutinans) is an important pathogen of maize and other commodities worldwide.



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