Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Pennisetum pedicellatum - a new host of Pyricularia grisea.

Abstract

In Jul.-Sep. 1989, a severe brown leaf spot disease of P. pedicellatum was recorded in India. The causal organism was isolated and identified as P. grisea [Magnaporthe grisea]. This is the first report of M. grisea on P. pedicellatum.