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Noni shot-hole disease (313) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Noni shot-hole disease, noni frog-eye

Scientific Name

Guignardia morindae; this is the sexual state. and Phyllosticta morindae is the asexual state, i.e., spores are produced without mating types combining. Other names previously used are Phyllostictina morindae and Physalospora morindae.

AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie 
Photos 1-4 (taken by Eric McKenzie), and used in this fact sheet, appeared previously in McKenzie E (2013) Guignardia morindae 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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