, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 421–424 | Cite as

Bulb canker of garlic caused byEmbellisia allii, newly found in Japan

  • Naoki Taniguchi
  • Tadashi Kishi
  • Akira Tohyama
  • Mitsuya Tsuda
Short Communication


Bulb canker of garlic caused byEmbellisia allii was newly detected in Japan. Symptoms of the disease are described and the morphological characteristics of the causal fungus are illustrated and described.

Key Words

bulb canker Embellisia allii garlic bulb polyfilm wrapping post-harvest disease 


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© The Mycological Society of Japan 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Naoki Taniguchi
    • 1
  • Tadashi Kishi
    • 2
  • Akira Tohyama
    • 3
  • Mitsuya Tsuda
    • 4
  1. 1.Kyoto Research Center for HygeineKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Kyoto Municipal Junior College of NursingKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Agronomy Division, Shiga Junior CollegeShigaJapan
  4. 4.Pesticide Research Institute, Faculty of AgricultureKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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