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Leaf spot on Clerodendrum x speciosus in Brazil caused by Pseudocercospora clerodendricola sp. nov.  [2010]

Almeida, Diogo Brito de(Universidade Federal de Viçosa Departamento de Fitopatologia); Macedo, Davi Mesquita de(Universidade Federal de Viçosa Departamento de Fitopatologia); Barreto, Robert W.(Universidade Federal de Viçosa Departamento de Fitopatologia);

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Pseudocercospora clerodendricola sp. nov. is described herein. The fungus was found causing leaf spots in Clerodendrum x speciosum (bleeding heart) and its pathogenicity was demonstrated. Inoculation with culture discs placed on healthy leaves resulted in typical leaf spots appearing 30 days after inoculation.

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Tropical Plant Pathology

ISSN : 1982-5676