Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Verticillium albo-atrum

Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke & Berthold, 1879

parasite

Infestation mainly of the roots, induces wilting disease. Conidiophores on an thick, swollen base, stellately branching, each ending in a phialide, a 30-46 µm sized blister in which a large number of conidia are formed, of 2-3 x 4-8 µm.

host plants

polyphagous

Abelmoschus; Acer; Aconitum; Aesculus; Ailanthus; Antirrhinum; Aphelandra; Apium; Aster; Berberis; Brassica; Campanula; Capsicum; Castanea; Cercis; Chrysanthemum; Cichorium; Cucumis; Cydonia; Cynara; Dahlia; Delphinium; Dianthus; Fragaria; Gerbera; Gossypium; Humulus; Hydrangea; Koelreuteria; Lathyrus;Lonicera; Lupinus; Lycopersicon; Malus; Matthiola; Medicago; Mentha; Olea; Paeonia; Papaver; Parthenocissus; Pelargonium; Phlox; Pistacia; Prunus; Pyrus; Quercus; Rhododendron; Ribes; Rosa; Rubus; Salvia; Senecio; Solanum; Styphnolobium; Syringa; Tilia; Ulmus; Vitis.

references

Brandenburger (1985a: 67), Smith (1985a).

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