Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Oculimacula yallundae

Oculimacula yallundae (Wallwork & Spooner) Crous & Gams

eyespot, strawbreaker, foot-rot disease

on grasses

parasite

Leaf spots on the leaves and leah sheaths at the base of the plant, with caespituli. Conidia solitary, 3-4 x 35-80 ┬Ám, 3-6-septate. Often stem rot.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Aegilops; Agropyron; Agrostis; Avena; Bromus; Dactylis; Deschampsia; Elymus; Festuca; Hordeum; Koeleria; Lolium; Phleum; Poa; Secale; Triticum.

synonyms

Pseudocercosporella herpotrichoides (Fron) Deighton, 1973; Ramulispora herpotrichoides (Fron) von Arx, 1993; Tapesia yallundae Wallwork & Spooner, 1988.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 795), Braun (1995b), Moreau, Van Schingen & Maraite (1989a).

Last modified 25.xii.2022