Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

New species of Bipolaris and Curvularia on grass species in Iran.

Abstract

In this study, 10 species of Bipolaris viz. B. bicolor, B. cynodontis, B. cylindrica, B. hawaiiensis, B. prieskaensis, B. sorghicola, B. sorokiniana, B. spicifera, B. zeae and B. zeicola and four species of Curvularia viz. C. fallax, C. heteropogonicola, C. inaequalis and C. lunata were identified on graminicolous species or soil. Bipolaris cylindrica, B. prieskaensis, B. zeae, C. fallax and C. heteropogonicola are newly reported from Iran. Some new host plants are reported for above-mentioned fungal species.