First record of the Eucalyptus stem canker pathogen, Coniothyrium zuluense from Hawaii
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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.
KeywordsInternal Transcribe Spacer Australasian Plant Pathology Stem Canker Canker Disease Stem Canker Disease
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