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- Swart, W.J., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Plant disease 2002 v.86 no.11 pp. 1199-1205
- endophytes; infection; conidia; pathogenicity; mechanical damage; Amaranthus hybridus; spore germination; stomata; mycelium; Alternaria tenuissima; South Africa
- ... With the increased use of Amaranthus hybridus as a leafy-vegetable crop in Africa and the recent identification of Alternaria leaf spot on this host in southern Africa, the role of this potentially damaging pathogen was investigated. The goals of this study were to test the pathogenicity of the Alternaria tenuissima group, determine how these fungi infect Amaranthus hybridus leaves, and examine th ...