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Pseudocercospora egenula

Scientific Name
Pseudocercospora egenula
Scientific Author
(Syd.) U. Braun & Crous
Taxonomy
(Ascomycota: Dothideomycetes: Capnodiales: Mycosphaerellaceae)
Pest Status
2 NZ - Regulated pest
Status
0 NZ - Unknown
Reliability
High
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Pseudocercospora egenula symptoms on leaves of eggplant
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E. McKenzie Landcare Research
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Diagnostic Notes
Disease

Leaf spot. Brown angular or circular leaf spots, up to 5 mm diam., becoming paler in centre with age, usually with a narrow darker brown margin and often with a diffuse yellow halo.

Morphology

Conidiophores arising from pale coloured stromata, mainly on upper surface of leaf, in dense fascicles, golden brown, 8–28 × 3–5 µm, with only slightly thickened conidial scars. Conidia 23–110 × 3.5–5 µm, pale straw coloured, 1–8-septate, smooth, subcylindrical, sometimes a little irregular in width, straight or slightly curved, tip broadly rounded, basal cell narrowing abruptly to a truncate base, with an indistinct, narrow scar.

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Eric McKenzie
Author
McKenzie, E.
Created
17/07/2013 10:14 AEST
Last Updated
17/04/2014 02:41 AEST
Citation
McKenzie, E. (2013) Pseudocercospora egenula (Pseudocercospora egenula) Updated on 4/17/2014 2:41:27 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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