First report of cercospora blight of asparagus officinalis caused by cercospora asparagi in New York

Hay, F. S. and Maloney, E. and Vaghefi, N. and Shivas, R. G and Pethybridge, S. J (2017) First report of cercospora blight of asparagus officinalis caused by cercospora asparagi in New York. Plant Disease, 101 (11). p. 1953. ISSN 0191-2917

Abstract

In October 2016, disease was observed on stems and branches of asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) in an organic crop at a fresh market farm in Ontario Co., NY. Lesions were small (<2 to 3 cm in length), generally oval and gray to tan with a reddish-brown margin. The disease was associated with defoliation on approximately 40% of plants.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: No Faculty
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 00:38
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 00:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: cercospora blight; United States; asparagus
Fields of Research : 06 Biological Sciences > 0607 Plant Biology > 060704 Plant Pathology
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-05-17-0648-PDN
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/33200

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