Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Diseases caused by fungi on artichoke, lettuce, chicory, strawberries and okra.

Abstract

Symptoms, epidemiology and control measures are reviewed of the main diseases occurring in Brazil of globe artichoke (Oidiopsis taurica [Leveillula taurica], Ramularia cynarae, Bremia lactucae, Alternaria sp., Marssonina sp., Verticillium dahliae, Botrytis cinerea, Puccinia helianthi, Erysiphe cichoracearum, Sclerotium rolfsii [Corticium rolfsii] and Fusarium sp.), lettuce (Septoria lactucae, Rhizoctonia solani, Pythium, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and S. minor), chicory (S. lactucae, R. solani, Pythium spp., C. rolfsii, S. sclerotiorum, A. sonchi, Cercospora sp., Verticillium dahliae, A. cichorii and Thielaviopsis basicola), strawberry (B. cinerea, Colletotrichum fragariae (Glomerella cingulata), V. albo-atrum, R. solani, Fusarium sp., Phytophthora sp., Mycosphaerella fragariae, Diplocarpon earliana [D. earlianum], Dendrophoma obscurans [Phomopsis obscurans], Phytophthora cactorum, Rhizopus nigricans [R. stolonifer], Penicillium sp. and Phomopsis sp.) and okra (Erysiphe cichoracearum, Cercospora malayensis, C. hibiscina, C. abelmoschi, Ascochyta abelmoschi, R. solani, Pythium spp., Fusarium sp., V. albo-atrum, V. dahliae, F. oxysporum var. vasinfectum and others).