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Cassava brown leaf spot (095) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Cassava brown leaf spot

Scientific Name

Passalora henningsii; previously, Cercosporidium henningsii, Cercospora henningsii. It is also known as Mycospaerella henningsii, after the sexual state.

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Photo 1 McKenzie E (2013) Passalora henningsii PaDIL - (

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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