Australasian Plant Pathology

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 170–173 | Cite as

Host range studies with an Australian isolate of Ascochyta rabiei

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Abstract

In glasshouse tests, 20 plant species were inoculated with an isolate of Ascochyta rabiei (DAR 71767) obtained from chickpea in South Australia, and maintained under humid conditions for 72 h at 20 ± 5°C. The isolate was pathogenic to chickpea and four common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) cultivars (Brown-boy, CH-190-7D, Cran-34 and Rain-bird). None of the other plant species was infected by the pathogen. The pathogen was re-isolated from the affected common bean cultivars and pathogenicity to chickpea was confirmed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied and Molecular EcologyThe University of AdelaideGlen OsmondAustralia
  2. 2.South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)AdelaideAustralia

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