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Eucalyptus leaf spots

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Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1.

Based on M. Dick and P.D. Gadgil (1983)

Causal organisms 

  • Aulographina Leaf Spot of Eucalyptus
    Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1, 1. Aulographina Leaf Spot of Eucalyptus. Compiled: 1983, minor update 1990 Revised 2009 Fungus: Aulographina eucalypti (Cooke & Massee) von Arx & E.…
  • Pseudocercospora Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus
    2. Pseudocercospora Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus, Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1. Compiled: 1983, minor update 1990 Revised 2009 Fungi Taxonomic note: Specimens of Pseudocercospora eucalyptorum (previously known as…
  • Sonderhenia Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus
    3. Sonderhenia Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus, Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1. Compiled: 1983, minor update 1990, revised 2009   Fungi: Sonderhenia eucalypticola (A.R. Davis) H.J. Swart & J.…
  • Phaeothyriolum Leaf Spot of Eucalyptus
    4. Phaeothyriolum Leaf Spot of Eucalyptus, Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1. Compiled: 1983, minor update 1990, revised 2009 Fungus: Phaeothyriolum microthyriodes (G. Winter) H.J. Swart Note: Previously known…
  • Mycosphaerella Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus
    5 & 6. Mycosphaerella leaf spot of Eucalyptus, Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1. Compiled: 1983, minor update 1990, revised 2009 Fungus: Mycosphaerella cryptica (Cooke) Hansford and Mycosphaerella nubilosa…
  • Kirramyces eucalypti, Septoria Leaf Blight of Eucalyptus
    7. Septoria leaf blight of Eucalyptus, Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1.   Fungus: Kirramyces eucalypti (Cooke & Massee) J. Walker, B. Sutton & Pascoe. Synonyms: Septoria pulcherrima Gadgil…
  • Trimmatostroma Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus
    8 & 9. Trimmatostroma Leaf Spots of Eucalyptus spp., Forest Pathology in New Zealand No. 1.   Fungi Trimmatostroma bifarium Gadgil and M. Dick Trimmatostroma excentricum Sutton and Ganapathi  Type…

Type of injury

Leaves become disfigured but tree growth is not usually affected. However, heavy infestations
may cause premature leaf drop or affect photosynthesis.

Compiled: 1983, minor update 1990, Revised 2009

 

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