Photo 1. Light brown raised spots on twisted torn leaves of rough lemon, caused the citrus scab fungus, Elsinoë fawcettii. Note stems are also infected.
Common citrus scab
Elsinoë fawcettii. The fungus has an asexual stage, Sphaceloma fawcettii; this is the stage that occurs throughout the Pacific. There are strains of Sphaceloma fawcettii present elsewhere.
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
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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