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Ergot of rye is caused by a species of

  • Phytophthora

  • Uncinula

  • Ustilago

  • Claviceps

Answer

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Claviceps

The fungus Claviceps purpurea is responsible for Ergot disease of rye which lowers the yield of rye plant.

The fungus Claviceps purpurea is responsible for Ergot disease of rye which lowers the yield of rye plant.