Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Alternaria dauci

Alternaria dauci (Kühn) Groves & Skolko, 1944

carrot leaf blight


Leaf spots with caespituli. Conidia mostly solitary, smooth, brown, 16-23 x 100-450 µm, narrowing into an equally long beak, 7-11 transversal and 1 longitudinal septa.

host plants


Cichorium; Daucus carota.


Brandenburger (1985a: 441), Lopes & Martins (2008a), Porta-Puglia & Mifsud (2006a), Woudenberg, Truter, Groenewald & Crous (2014a).

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