Phoma glycinicola

Authored by: Glen L. Hartman

Manual of Security Sensitive Microbes and Toxins

Print publication date:  April  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9781466553965
eBook ISBN: 9781466553989
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Red leaf blotch of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] is the common name for the disease caused by the fungal pathogen Phoma glycinicola Gruyter and Boerema. Other names for red leaf blotch include Dactuliophora leaf spot, Pyrenochaeta leaf blotch, and Pyrenochaeta leaf spot. The disease was first reported in Africa in 1957 1 and is currently a threat to production in Central and Southern African countries where it is endemic. 2

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