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Phomopsis leaf blight of Rhapis excelsa

McKirdy, S.J., Wood, P.M. and Shivas, R.G. (1996) Phomopsis leaf blight of Rhapis excelsa. Australasian Plant Pathology, 25 (1). p. 69.

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In May 1993, a severe leaf blight was observed on Rhapis excelsa in a palm nursery in Perth, Western Australia. The necrotic leaf tissues were extensively colonised by a species of Phomopsis. Pathogenicity tests confirmed Phomopsis rhapidis as the causal agent.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Australasian Plant Pathology Society
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