IPM Information

Pathology Information:

Species Name: Botryosphaeria ribis (Fuckel) Petr.

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Symptoms:
Causes cankers, leaf spots and necrosis and twig dieback on many woody hosts in tropical regions

Biology:
It forms airborne spores from black pycnidia. The conidia germinates on wounded susceptible trees to cause infection which leads to loss of yield and can kill the host

Control methods:
Use of resistant less susceptible varieties. balanced nitrogen and potassium in soils and lower plant density in the field.

Growth stage: Mature tree

Disease name: Botryosphaeria canker

Synonym: Botryosphaeria ribis (Fuckel) Petr.

Host name: Pinus patula

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