Pacific Pests and Pathogens Pacific Pests & Pathogens - Mini Fact Sheet Edition

Citrus scab (048) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Common citrus scab

Scientific Name

Elsinoë fawcettii. The fungus has an asexual stage, Sphaceloma fawcettii; this is the stage that occurs throughout the Pacific. There are strains of Sphaceloma fawcettii present elsewhere.

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson

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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