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Sugarcane eye spot (305) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Sugarcane eye spot

Scientific Name

Bipolaris sacchari. Previous names are Cercospora sacchari, Drechslera sacchari and Helminthosporium sacchari.

AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie
Information (and Photo 3) from Philippe Rott et al. Sugarcane eyespot disease. University of Florida, IFAS Extension ( Photo 1 MS Irey Diseases, pests, and nonnutritent disorders of sugarcane. The American Phytopathological Society. ( Photo 2 (taken by Eric McKenzie), and used in this fact sheet, appeared previously in McKenzie E (2013) Bipolaris sacchari. 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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