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Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos 2015, 35 2

Author: Mehmet AYDOGDU

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Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos ISSN: 0101-2061 revista@sbcta.org.br Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos Brasil AYDOGDU, Mehmet Huitlacoche yield in some maize varieties in the Mediterranean region of Turkey Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos, vol.
35, núm.
2, abril-junio, 2015, pp.
386-390 Sociedade Brasileira de Ciência e Tecnologia de Alimentos Campinas, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=395941535024 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative a ISSN 0101-2061 Food Science and Technology DDOI: http:--dx.doi.org-10.1590-1678-457X.6673 Huitlacoche yield in some maize varieties in the Mediterranean region of Turkey Mehmet AYDOĞDU1* Abstract Huitlacoche is the Aztecs name given to the smut galls on ears of maize caused by the pathogenic plant fungus Ustilago maydis [(DC) Corda.)].
It is known as maize mushroom, and it has been considered a delicacy and in Mesoamerica.
The aim of the present study was to determine the responses of some maize varieties to the growth of the fungus in order to evaluate the prospect production of these smutty ears as a maize mushroom.
A 2-year study was conducted in the Mediterranean region of Turkey in 2010 and 2011.
Inoculations were performed by injecting inoculum into the ear through the silk channel of plants in plots.
Each treatment had control plots.
Average ear-gall (huitlacoche) severity and incidence of all the varieties were at the rates of 4.0 and 41.6%, respectively.
However, the highest severity of ear-gall (6.5) and incidence (60.6%) were found in Karadeniz Yıldızı flint maize variety; colossal smutty ears were formed in the maize cultivars.
This study showed that certain maize cultivars (flint corn and dent corn) can be u...





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