Review paper

The Genera Cylindrocladium and Cylindrocladiella in South Africa, with Special Reference to Forest Nurseries

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 157, issue 1, 1991 , pages: 69–85
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1991.9629103
Author(s): P.W. Crous,, A., J.L. Phillips,, M.J. WingfieldDepartment of Microbiology and Biochemistry,


Species of Cylindrocladium and Cylindrocladiella are widely distributed throughout the world and are known to be Important pathogens of numerous angiosperm and gymnosperm hosts. Several species are notorious pathogens in nurseries, and have frequently been found on tree genera such as Eucalyptus, Pinus and Acacia. This paper provides a review of current knowledge, identifies areas of future research and outlines the importance of Cylindrocladium and Cylindrocladiella in South African forestry.

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