First confirmed report of Cerotelium fici causing leaf rust on Ficus carica in Mexico

A.R. Solano-Báez
2017 Plant Pathology & Quarantine  
During August to October 2015 and 2016, severe symptoms of rust were observed on fig leaves in orchards, nurseries, and backyard gardens located in Morelos, Puebla, State of Mexico, and Mexico City, Mexico. Based on morphology and analysis of nuclear large subunit rDNA, the fungus was identified as Cerotelium fici. This is the first confirmed report of C. fici causing fig leaf rust in Mexico.
doi:10.5943/ppq/7/2/9 fatcat:b5mn4his2nespmdqcvxvkbr65y