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Gloeosporium Primer

General Information Summary
Pathogens & Hosts Taxonomy Characteristics Disease Types Management Graphics References

Authors

Andrew K. Gonsalves, Educational Specialist

Stephen A. Ferreira, Extension Plant Pathologist

Department of Plant Pathology, College of Tropical and Agriculture and Human Resources

University of Hawaii at Manoa

PATHOGENS & HOSTS

Over eight Gloeosporium species have been reported to occur in Hawaii (Raabe, et al., 1981). The following is a list of the reported pathogens from this genus (Gloeosporium) and the hosts they infect. The list is organized by the scientific name of the pathogen species (CAPITAL LETTERS), followed by the various susceptible plant hosts. Words in blue indicate what symptom or disease a given pathogen causes on the listed hosts.

GLOEOSPORIUM ARAUCARIAE

Araucariceae (sp. ?)

GLOEOSPORIUM BARRINGTONIAE

Anthracnose:

Barringtonia racemosa

GLOEOSPORIUM CEREI

Anthracnose:

Cereus sp.

GLOEOSPORIUM LIMETTICOLA

Anthracnose:

lime (Citrus aurantifolia)

Seville orange (Citrus aurantium)

lemon (Citrus limonia)

grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

tangerine (Citrus reticulata)

sweet orange (Citrus sinensis)

Citrus sp.

?GLOEOSPORIUM MANIHOTIS

Withertip:

cassava (Manihot esculenta)

GLOEOSPORIUM MUSARUM

Anthracnose:

Musa sp.

GLOEOSPORIUM PELEAE

On Galls Caused by the Psyllid, Hevaheva perkini:

Pelea sp.

GLOEOSPORIUM SP.

Anthracnose:

cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale)

macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia)

Macadamia ternifolia

Epidendrum sp.

Musa sp.

bay-rum tree (Pimenta racemosa)

guava (Psidium guajava)

Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii)

pothos (Scindapsus aureus)

'ilima (Sida fallax)

Wedelia trilobata

Leaf Blight:

uhi (Dioscorea alata)

Leafspot:

Coffea sp.

Dendrobium sp.

fig (Ficus carica)

Rusty Blight:

avocado (Persea americana)

Withertip:

cassava (Manihot cassava)

Other:

sweet pepper (Capsicum frutescens)

star apple (Chrysophyllum cainito)

mountain apple (Eugenia malaccensis)

litchi (Litchi chinensis)

mango (Mangifera indica)

Plumeria sp.

vanilla (Vanilla planifolia)

TAXONOMY

KINGDOM: Mycetae (fungi)

DIVISION: Eumycota

SUBDIVISION: Deuteromycotina (The imperfect fungi)

CLASS: Coelomycetes

ORDER: Melanconiales

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

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TYPES OF DISEASES

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MANAGEMENT

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REFERENCES

Agrios, G.N. 1988. Plant Pathology, 3rd edition. Academic Press, Inc: San Diego. 803 pp.

Farr, , D.F., G.F. Bills, G.P. Chamuris, and A.Y. Rossman. 1989. Fungi on Plants and Plant Products in the United States. APS PRESS: St. Paul, Minnesota. 1252 pp.

Raabe, Robert D., Ibra L. Conners, and Albert P. Martinez. 1981. Checklist of Plant Diseases in Hawaii. Hawaii Institute of Agriculture and Human Resources, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii (Information Text Series 022).

Streets, R.B. 1982. The Diagnosis of Plant Diseases: a field and laboratory manual emphasizing the most practical methods for rapid identification. The University of Arizona Press: Tucson, Arizona.

 

 

JUNE 1994

 

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