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Abstract

Fungi on Aesculus genus plants in Vilnius city green plantations.

Abstract

The phytosanitary state of green plantations was estimated in Vilnius city in 2005-2008. 24 fungal taxa were identified on Aesculus hippocastanum. Dangerous and frequent fungi infecting bark, trunk, twigs and leaves of A. hippocastanum in green plantations of cities were: Diplodina aesculi, Erysiphe flexuosa (Uncinula flexuosa), Ganoderma applanatum, Nectria cinnabarina as well as fungi of Fusarium, Phellinus genera. Dangerous new fungi, infecting twigs of Aesculus × carnea were Phomopsis spp.