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Tobacco brown spot (306) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Tobacco brown spot

Scientific Name

Alternaria longipes. Note, that some accounts give the name of brown spot on tobacco as Alternaria alternata.

AUTHORS Grahame Jackson & Eric McKenzie
1Dingley JM et al. (1981) Survey of agricultural pests and diseases. Technical Report. Volume 2. Records of fungi, bacteria, algae and angiosperms pathogenic on plants in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Tonga, Tuvalu and Western Samoa. FAO, Rome, Italy; and Information from Brown spot (Alternaria longipes) Plantwise Knowledge Bank. ( Photo 1&2 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Slide Set, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company,

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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