Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phomopsis cinerascens

Phomopsis cinerascens (Saccardo) Traverso, 1906

on Ficus

gall

branch cankers. Pycnidia embedded, spores 1 x 15-25 ┬Ám.

host plants

Moraceae, monophagous

Ficus carica.

synonyms

Diaporthe cinerascens Saccardo, 1882.

notes

a serious pest in sensitive cultivars; the disease is mainly spread by pruning with contaminated tools.

references

Banihashemi & Javadi (2009a), Brandenburger (1985a: 72), Tomasi (2014a).

Last modified 31.viii.2022