IPM Information

Pathology Information:

Species Name: theobromae

Category: Eucalyptus

Darkening around lesions and forming sunken holes on stem. Gum exudation also seen causing dieback on twigs and gradual death

It is a wound parasite known to cause rots in fruits and stem cuttings

Control methods:
A biological control for this fungus is being developed. Planting resistant species. Treatment with systemic fungicides when planting

Growth stage: Standing

Disease name: Botryodiplodia theobromae (Pat.)

Synonym: Lasiodiplodia theobromae (Pat.) Griffon & Maubl.

Host name: Eucalyptus tirculli

Host common name: Eucalyptus grandiis

Affected part: Stem, Branches