Journal article

Chilli anthracnose disease caused by Colletotrichum species

Po Po Than, Haryudian Prihastuti, Sitthisack Phoulivong, Paul WJ Taylor, Kevin D Hyde

Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE B | ZHEJIANG UNIV | Published : 2008

Abstract

Anthracnose disease is one of the major economic constraints to chilli production worldwide, especially in tropical and subtropical regions. Accurate taxonomic information is necessary for effective disease control management. In the Colletotrichum patho-system, different Colletotrichum species can be associated with anthracnose of the same host. Little information is known concerning the interactions of the species associated with the chilli anthracnose although several Colletotrichum species have been reported as causal agents of chilli anthracnose disease worldwide. The ambiguous taxonomic status of Colletotrichum species has resulted in inaccurate identification which may cause practical..

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