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Common Name

Black spot

Scientific Name

Asperisporium caricae; previously Cercospora caricae.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Diseases of fruit crops in Australia (2009). Editors, Tony Cooke, Denis Persley, Susan House. CSIRO Publishing; and from CABI (2013) Asperisporium caricae (black spot). Crop Protection Compendium. (; and from Liberato JR, McTaggart AR, Shivas RG (2006) Asperisporium Black Spot of Papaya (Asperisporium caricae). 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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