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Onion Botrytis leaf blight

Scientific Name
Botrytis squamosa
Scientific Author
Walker
Taxonomy
(Mycetae: Hyphomycetes: Moniliaceae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Conidiophores tall, slender, determinate, hylaine or pigmented, branched irregularly in upper portions, apical cells enlarged or rounded, bearing cluster of conidia simultaneously on short denticles; conidia hylaine or gray in mass, 1-celled, ovoid; black irregular sclerotia often present; causing "gray mould" on many plants or saprophytic.

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Ellis, M.B. (1971). Dermatiaceous Hyphomycetes

 

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Created
12/09/2005 12:08 AEST
Last Updated
09/02/2006 16:54 AEST
Citation
(2005) Onion Botrytis leaf blight (Botrytis squamosa) Updated on 2/9/2006 4:54:00 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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