Scientific paper

Two Newly Reported Leaf Pathogens of Eucalyptus grandis in South Africa

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 157, issue 1, 1991 , pages: 12–15
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1991.9629093
Author(s): P.W. Crous,

Abstract

Pilidium acerinum and Ceuthospora lauri are newly reported pathogens from Eucalyptus grandis leaves in South Africa. Symptoms occurred on leaves of lower branches towards the end of winter. Although occurring together on the same lesion, both fungi were individually patlogenic, Inoculation studies showed that P. acerinum was the more virulent pathogen.

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