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Title: Infection of Asystasia spp. by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) Sacc.
Authors: Tan, T.K. 
Tow, S.A.
Keywords: Asystasia
Colletotrichum gloeosporioides
Issue Date: Dec-1992
Citation: Tan, T.K., Tow, S.A. (1992-12). Infection of Asystasia spp. by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) Sacc.. Mycopathologia 120 (3) : 161-165. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Colletotrichum gloeosporioides is reported for the first time as a pathogen of Asystasia nemorum and A. gangetica. Infection experiments showed that the fungus caused disease in both host plants within a week of inoculation. Symptoms were chlorosis, necrosis, premature defoliation and stunted growth. Wounded and non-wounded host plants showed no difference in their susceptibility to the fungus. C. gloeosporioides also formed its teleomorphic state, Glomerella cingulata, on the diseased host plants. © 1992 Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Source Title: Mycopathologia
ISSN: 0301486X
DOI: 10.1007/BF00436394
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