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Fu, G., Huang, S.L., Wei, J.G. et al. First record of Jatropha podagrica gummosis caused by Botryodiplodia theobromae in China. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 2, 75–76 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1071/DN07030