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First report of Curvularia lunata on Zoysia japonica (Poaceae) in Brazil


A leaf blight of the turf grass Zoysia japonica, with which Curvularia lunata was associated, is new ly recorded from Brazil. Pathogenicity of the fungus was demonstrated.

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Rocha, F.B., Pereira, O.L. & Barreto, R.W. First report of Curvularia lunata on Zoysia japonica (Poaceae) in Brazil. Australasian Plant Pathology 33, 601–602 (2004).

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  • Australasian Plant Pathology
  • Conidiogenous Cell
  • Leaf Blight
  • Turf Grass
  • Australasian Plant Pathology Society