User:Ilya/Yeast/Phylogeny/Fusarium graminearum

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aka Gibberella zeae

the cause agency of head blight (scab) of wheat and barley that has emerged as the plant disease with the greatest impact on U.S. agriculture and society during the past decade

trichothecene toxins such as "vomitoxin" (deoxynivalenol) produced by this fungus pose a serious hazard to human and animal health because these sesquiterpenoids are potent inhibitors of eukaryotic protein biosynthesis