Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Diagnosis of fungal diseases in fruits of pawpaw (Carica papaya) and melon (Cucumis melo) for exportation.

Abstract

Phomopsis, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Glomerella cingulata), C. dematium, Curvularia lunata [Cochliobolus lunatus], Fusarium sp., F. oxysporum, Cercospora sp., Cladosporium cucumerinum, Corynespora cassiicola, Botryodiplodia theobromae, Rhizopus stolonifer and Penicillium implicatum were detected on pawpaw fruit and Fusarium solani, Macrophomina phaseolina, Fusarium sp., G. cingulata and Phoma eupyrena were identified from melons in packing houses and exportation enterprises in Venezuela.