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Cladosporium oxysporum on Prunus nepalensis in India
- Baiswar, P., Chandra, S., Bag, T. K., Patel, R. K., Ngachan, S. V., Deka, Bidyut C.
- Australasian plant disease notes 2011 v.6 no.1 pp. 3-6
- Cladosporium, Prunus, leaf blight, scanning electron microscopy, India
- Prunus nepalensis is grown as a fruit crop in Northeast India. Severe leaf blight was observed on almost 40% of seedlings grown in a polyhouse in Meghalaya, India. Light and scanning electron microscopy revealed the presence of Cladosporium oxysporum, which was confirmed by a pathogenicity test. To our knowledge this is the first report of leaf blight on P. nepalensis caused by C. oxysporum in India.