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Capsicum Phoma blight (239) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Capsicum blight

Scientific Name

Phoma species; commonly Phoma exigua. It was previously known as Ascochyta phaseolorum. It has been renamed Boeremia exigua var. exigua.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Photos 1&2 Jacqui (Wright) Kami, formerly Plant Pathologist, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Suva, Fiji. Photo 3 Phoma pycnidia Bruce Watt, University of Maine, Photo 4 Phoma sp. Division of Plant Industry Archive, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,

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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