Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cercospora beticola

Cercospora beticola Saccardo, 1876

on Beta, etc.

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

Beta vulgaris, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Maasmechelen, Maaswinkel, 20.ix.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: early infestation

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

advanced infestation

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

conidiophores bundle

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

conidia

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

Beta vulgaris, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Diepenbeek, 4.viii.2021 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: early infection, undersid

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

older leaf spot, upper side

Cercospora beticola on Beta vulgaris

detail of a leaf spot

Cercospora beticola

conidia and conidiophores

Cercospora beticola

conidiophores

Cercospora beticola

conidia

parasite

Leaf spots with caespituli. Conidia solitary, 3-5 x 40-225 µm, 3-18-septate.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, oligophagous

Atriplex; Beta vulgaris; Chenopodium; Spinacia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 120), Kozłowska, Mułenko & Heluta (2015a), Kruse (2019a), Melzer, Pittoni, Poelt & Scheuer (1984a) , Scheuer & Bechter (2012a), Świderska-Burek (2007a, 2015a), Unamuno (1943a).

Last modified 7.ix.2022