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Abstract

Corynespora cassiicola causes leaf spots on the ornamental plant Allamanda cathartica in Brazil.

Abstract

The necrotrophic leaf spot fungus Corynespora cassiicola is recorded for the first time attacking Allamanda cathartica in the host's center of origin in Brazil. The pathogen was identified using morphological features as well as molecular analysis and its pathogenicity was confirmed by fulfilling Koch's postulates.