Detection of a new pathotype of Elsinoe australis causing black scab of jojoba in New South Wales and Queensland

Date de publication
ven, 28 Oct 2011, 02:00
Dernière mise à jour effectuée le
juin 30, 2015, 8:13 matin
Report Number
AUS-48/2
Pays
Australia
Identité de l'organisme nuisible
Elsinoe australis - (ELSIAU)
Situation du signalement
Préliminaire
Hôtes
Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis)
Situation de l’organisme nuisible
  • Present: only in some areas
Distribution géographique
New South Wales and Queensland
Résumé

In 2005, a black scab of jojoba was seen in jojoba plantations in New South Wales and Queensland. Black scab lesions were detected on leaves and stems.

Identification of the cause was undertaken and it has been determined that it is a new distinct pathotype, separate from other Elsinoe species found in Australia.Further work is ongoing to define host range and pathogenicity.

Danger
A new pathotype of E. australis has been detected on jojoba. It has not been found on sweet oranges in Australia.
Contact pour demandes d'information
Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia ippc.contactpoint@agriculture.gov.au
Mots-clés associés au thème
Pest reporting
Mots-clés associés à la marchandise

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