Photo 2. Irregular-shaped brown spots surrounded by yellow haloes of eggplant leaf spot, Pseudocercospora egenula.
Photo 3. Brown spots with yellow haloes, of Pseudocercospora egenula. Note that spots are on the young and old leaves, but symptoms are slight.
Eggplant leaf spot
Pseudocercospora egenula. Note, Cercospora melongenae is present in American Samoa.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Gerlach WWP (1988) Plant diseases of Western Samoa. Samoan German Crop Protection Project, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) Gmbh, Germany; and from McKenzie EHC (1996) Fungi, bacteria and pathogenic algae on plants in American Samoa. Technical Paper No. 206, South Pacific Commission, New Caledonia. Photo 2 Eric McKenzie, Landcare Research, New Zealand. Photos 1-4 McKenzie E (2013) Pseudocercospora egenula 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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