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Australasian Plant Pathology

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 309–312 | Cite as

First record of the Eucalyptus stem canker pathogen, Coniothyrium zuluense from Hawaii

  • M. N. CortinasEmail author
  • N. Koch
  • J. Thain
  • B. D. Wingfield
  • M. J. Wingfield
Short Research Note

Abstract

A new stem canker disease on Eucalyptus grandis in Hawaii is recorded. Symptoms are similar to those of Coniothyrium canker on Eucalyptus in South Africa. A fungus resembling Coniothyrium zuluense was found on lesions and analysis of ITS sequences confirmed this identification. Coniothyrium canker is a serious disease of Eucalyptus in South Africa and strategies to reduce its impact in Hawaii may be required.

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Internal Transcribe Spacer Australasian Plant Pathology Stem Canker Canker Disease Stem Canker Disease 
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© Australasian Plant Pathology Society 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. N. Cortinas
    • 1
    Email author
  • N. Koch
    • 2
  • J. Thain
    • 2
  • B. D. Wingfield
    • 1
  • M. J. Wingfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Genetics, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)University of PretoriaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Forest SolutionsHawaiiUSA

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