Definition of Flag smut

1. Noun. Smut affecting leaves and stems of cereals and other grasses.

Generic synonyms: Smut

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flag Smut

flag carriers
flag complex
flag days
flag down
flag flap
flag football
flag of convenience
flag of truce
flag officer
flag officers
flag pole
flag poles
flag rank
flag ranks
flag sign
flag smut (current term)
flag smut fungus
flag stop
flag stops
flag waving
flagellar agglutinin
flagellar antigen

Literary usage of Flag smut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"PUTTERILL, VA flag smut of wheat. Jour, of Dept. ... flag smut in wheat, caused by Urocystis tritici, has recently been recorded from Zeerust district. ..."

2. Diseases of Economic Plants by Frank Lincoln Stevens, John Galentine Hall (1921)
"Flag-smut was found in Illinois in 1919. The usual formalin treatment is beneficial, though not so complete in control as with oat smut, since infection ..."

3. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"... Japan, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, Great Britain, Ireland and Brazil, on account of flag smut and take-all diseases; except that wheat, oats, ..."

4. Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations by United States Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations (1922)
"In addition to that, the flag-smut problem was first taken up with the hope of the eradication of flag smut from the one county in which it was believed to ..."

5. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society, Nevada Historical Society (1922)
"flag smut and take-all. Quarantine No. 39, with regulations: Prohibits the importation of seed or paddy rice from Australia, India, Japan, Italy, France, ..."

6. Yearbook of the State of Indiana by Division of Accounting and Statistics, Indiana, Indiana Legislative Reference Bureau, General Assembly, Legislative Reference Bureau (1920)
"The flag smut affects wheat; the take-all affects wheat, oats, barley and rye: ... The flag smut affects the leaf blades, leaf sheaths, stems, and sometimes ..."

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