First record of Botryosphaeria ribis associated with leaf spots on Magnolia aff. candollei in Brazil

Davi Mesquita de Macedo, Robert Weingart Barreto
2008 Brazilian Journal of Microbiology  
A leaf spot disease was observed attacking some Magnolia aff. candollei plants grown in a private garden in the city of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Such leaf spots coalesced and led to extensive blight of foliage. A fungus was clearly associated to the disease symptoms and was identified as Botryosphaeria ribis. Its anamorph, Fusicoccum ribis, was also present, although less abundant than the teleomorph. This is first report of this fungus on this host in Brazil and the first record of any
more » ... record of any fungal disease on a member of the genus Magnolia in Brazil.
doi:10.1590/s1517-83822008000200023 fatcat:ae4plv6yffhwtdh3bcvkixcjd4