Marssonina leaf spot of poplar in Finland

Wei He, Timo Kurkela
1988 Karstenia  
WEI HE and TIMO KURKELA HE, W. & KURKELA, T. 1989: Marssonina leaf spot of poplar in Finland. -Karste nia 28:87-92. The host range of Marssonina populi and M. castagnei, and the relative susceptibility of various poplars to these fungi, were determined through laboratory inoculation tests and a field study. Nine species or hybrids of Populus in sect. Aigeiros and Tacamahaca were found susceptible to M. populi, and five species or hybrids in section Populus (Leuce) proved to be susceptible to M.
more » ... e susceptible to M. castagnei. The life cycle of M. populi was also studied. M. castagnei was recorded for the first time in Finland.
doi:10.29203/ka.1988.268 fatcat:lye3qufe35bntgiyd3yp4srjbe