Photo 1. Irregular spots, frequently with light centres and dark margins, caused by mango sooty blotch, Guignardia mangiferae, on the underside of mango leaves.
Photo 2. Leaf spots of mango sooty blotch, Guignardia mangiferae, on the upper surface of a mango leaf.
Mango sooty blotch
Guignardia mangiferae; this is the sexual state of the fungus. The asexual state is recorded as Phyllosticta anacardiacearum and Phyllosticta capitalensis.
AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie
Photos 1&2 (taken by Eric McKenzie), and used in this fact sheet, appeared previously in McKenzie E (2013) Guignardia mangiferae 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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