Tar Spot of Maple

  • Ervin H. Barnes


Tar spot diseases are bold-appearing leaf lesions (Fig. 32-1) which appear as stripes when mature. Tar spot of maple is caused by Rhytisma acerinum. Another species also attacks maple and still others willow, golden rod, and other plants.


Life Cycle Plant Material Plant Pathology Epidermal Cell Early Spring 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ervin H. Barnes
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  1. 1.Michigan State UniversityUSA

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