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Eggplant anthracnose (390) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Eggplant anthracnose, eggplant fruit rot

Scientific Name

Colletotrichum species, particularly, Colletotrichum capsici, and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. The sexual state is Glomerella cingulata (see Fact Sheet no. 177).

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Unaisi Turaganivalu
1McKenzie E (2012) Pathogen Identification Manual 3: Export Commodities. Ministry of Primary Industries and Landcare Research New Zealand Limited.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/18: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Pacific Community.

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