Research review

Phaeoseptoria Leaf Spot of Eucalyptus in South Africa

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 154, issue 1, 1990 , pages: 56–59
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1990.9629053
Author(s): N.S. KnipscheerUniversity of Natal,, M.J. WingfieldDepartment of Microbiology,, W.J. SwartDepartment of Plant Pathology,


Phaeoseptoria eucalypti is one of the more important leaf pathogens of Eucalyptus spp. in South Africa. It is capable of causing complete defoliation of an entire plantation and the death of seedlings. This paper reviews the available literature on the pathogen with a view to establishing a base for future research in South Africa.

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