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Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 631–636 | Cite as

PCR-Based Assays for the Identification of Fusarium spp. Originating from Wheat Grain

  • Zs. Koncz
  • D. Magyar
  • Z. Naár
  • A. Kiss
  • Á. SzécsiEmail author
Article

Abstract

The species-specific PCR assays correctly identified pure cultures of Fusarium acuminatum (3 isolates), F. avenaceum (22 isolates), F. poae (13 isolates), and F. sporotrichioides (6 isolates) originated from Hungarian wheat grain.

The PCR-based assays described in this study can be used for the routine detection and identification of above-mentioned Fusaria without morphological determination.

Keywords

Fusarium acuminatum F. avenaceum F. poae F. sporotrichioides identification PCR species-specific primer wheat grain 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zs. Koncz
    • 1
  • D. Magyar
    • 2
  • Z. Naár
    • 1
  • A. Kiss
    • 1
  • Á. Szécsi
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Laboratory of Molecular BiologyEszterházy Károly CollegeEgerHungary
  2. 2.Plant Protection InstituteHungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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