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Reference: Ergot Fact Sheet.

1) Ergot is a disease of plants in the grass family including weed grasses, ornamental grasses, and grain crops such as wheat, barley, and rye.(Required)
2) Ergot is caused by a(Required)
3) Typical signs and symptoms associated with ergot include(Required)
4) The ergot organism produces unique chemical compounds that, if ingested, can cause or lead to(Required)
5) Use of ergot-resistant varieties is a common way of managing the disease in susceptible crops.(Required)