Diaporthe nobilis, a new record on Camellia sinensis in Guizhou Province, China

Y Li
2017 Mycosphere  
One Diaporthe strain was isolated from diseased leaves of Camellia sinensis in Guizhou Province. It is characterized by the production of two types conidia (, -conidia). Morphologically the species is very similar to Phomopsis laurella (syn. Diaporthe nobilis) in producing cylindrical or ellipsoidal -conidia with two oil drops. Phylogenetic analysis of combined ITS, β-tubulin and tef1 sequence data shows that these strains are placed in D. eres species complex. Critical examination of the
more » ... notypic characters indicated that this strain represents Diaporthe nobilis, a new record in Camellia sinensis.
doi:10.5943/mycosphere/8/1/1 fatcat:hgfkuwnkkvaktjwjuqw64soseu