IPM Information

Pathology Information:

Species Name: Aspergillus niger Tiegh.


Causes seed rots

Black mold affecting trees in damp and moist conditions

Control methods:
Removal of affected material and spraying with fungicide

Growth stage: Mature tree

Disease name: Black mold

Synonym: Aspergillus niger Tiegh.

Host name: Pinus caribaea

Host common name: Carribean pine

Affected part: Leaves, stem and fruits