Phylum:Anamorphic fungi >> Class: Anamorphic fungi >>  Order: Anamorphic fungi 
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 Scientific Name: Cercospora brassicicola

Cercospora brassicicola P. Hennings, Bot. Jahrbucher v. Engler 37: 166. 1906.

 Description: Leaf spots orbicular to angular, 0.5-4 mm wide, pale greenish brown to yellowish grey at the center, with a brown raised margin, more or less zonate. Fruiting amphigenous. Stromata small or up to 50 μm wide, brown. Conidiophores 2-18 in a fascicle, pale olivaceous to me-dium brown, uniform in colour and width, rarely branched, multiseptate, 0-2 geniculate, subtruncate at the apex, 25-500 × 3.5-6 μm, conidial scars thickened, 3-4 μm wide. Conidia hyaline, acicular, straight to curved, indistinctly multiseptate, subacute at the apex, truncate at the base, 25-200 × 2-5 μm.

Taiwan, Taichung, 28 Feb. 1921, Herb. NTU-PPE, on Brassica campestris L. subsp. chinensis Makino; Hwalien Hsien, Fenglin, 20 March, 1944, on Brassica juncea (L.) Coss., labelled Cercospora brassicae-junceae Sawada.

 Habitat: On leaves of Brassica spp.

Burma, Dominican Republic, India, Jamaica, Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Phil-ippines, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Trinidad, Uganda, UK.


Hsieh, WH and Goh, TK. 1990; Sawada, K. 1944.


W. H. Hsieh

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