Photo 1. Spots, round to irregular with wide dark margins, on the upper surface of bele caused by leaf mould, Pseudocercospora abelmoschi.
Photo 2. Under surface of bele leaf covered by sporulating infections of leaf mould, Pseudocercospora abelmoschi.
Photo 4. Leaf mould, Pseudocercospora abelmoschi. Patches joining together and forming spores on the underside of an okra leaf.
Leaf mould, leaf blotch
Pseudocercospora abelmoschi; previously Cercospora abelmoschi, Oidium abelmoschi.
AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie
Information from Pseudocercopsora abelmoschi. Editor Bob Macfarlane. Ecoport: http://ecoport.org/ep?Fungus=23085&entityType=FU****&entityDisplayCategory=full. Photos 1,2&4 (taken by Eric McKenzie), and used in this fact sheet, appeared previously in McKenzie E (2013) Pseudocercospora abelmoschi PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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