Tilletia indica Mitra (1931) (Bishnoi et al. 2020)
Karnal bunt, partial bunt
Neovossia indica (Mitra) Mundkur
First discovered in India (Bishnoi et al. 2020)
First detected in the U.S. in 1996 (Marshall et al. 2003)
Unknown, possibly arrived from Mexico in shipments of contaminated grain (Marshall et al. 2003)
Fungal disease of wheat that reduces quality and yield (Bishnoi et al. 2020)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
State and Local Government
Bishnoi, S.K., X. He, R.M. Phuke, et al. 2020. Karnal bunt: A re-emerging old foe of wheat. Frontiers in Plant Science 11:569057.
Marshall, D., T.T. Work, and J.F. Cavey. 2003. Invasion pathways of Karnal bunt of wheat into the United States. Plant Disease 87(8):999-1003.