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Citrus black spot.

Abstract

Information is given about citrus black spot (CBS; also known as hard spot, spot-hole spot, false melanose, speckled blotch, freckle spot, lacy-spot, cracked spot, and virulent spot), a disease of lemons [Citrus limon], grapefruits [C. paradisi], oranges [C. sinensis] and other species of cultivated citrus [Citrus spp.] and their hybrids, caused by the fungus Guignardia citricarpa.