Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diplodia pinea

Diplodia pinea (Desmazières) Kickx, 1867

diplodia tip blight, sphaeropsis blight

on Pinus, etc.

parasite

Stem cankers, branch tip dieback. Pycnidia up to 250 µm, conidia 10-16 x 30-45 µm, 0-1-septate.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Pinus nigra & subsp. laricio, sylvestris; Pseudotsuga.

synonyms

Sphaeropsis sapinea (Fries) Dyko & Sutton, 1980.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 23), van Dam & de Kan (1984a), Karadžić & Milijašević (2008a), Cech (2012a), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a).

Last modified 9.viii.2022