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Barbara J. Smith

Colletotrichum species cause serious diseases of many fruit and vegetable crops worldwide, and three species, C. fragariae , C. acutatum , and C. gloeosporioides , cause anthracnose diseases of strawberry ( Smith and Black, 1990 ). Since the

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Cheryl R. Boyer, Janet C. Cole, and Mark E. Payton

anthracnose symptoms. Mahoney and Tattar (1980a , b) first identified anthracnose incited by C. gloeosporioides on field- and container-grown wintercreeper euonymus from several New England nurseries in 1978. Typical disease symptoms included leaf and

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Atsushi Kono, Akihiko Sato, Yusuke Ban, and Nobuhito Mitani

Grapevine anthracnose, caused by the ascomycete Elsinoë ampelina (de Bary) Shear ( Shear, 1929 ), is one of the major diseases in humid regions. The disease is of European origin ( Mirica, 1994 ; Shear, 1929 ) but has spread worldwide ( Magarey

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Lina M. Rodríguez-Salamanca and Mary K. Hausbeck

A range of pathogens can compromise onion quality and yield ( Carisse et al., 2011 ; Develash and Sugha, 1997 ; Schwartz and Mohan, 1995 , 2008 ) and are a yearly threat in Michigan. Onion leaf and neck anthracnose incited by C. coccodes (Wallr

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Vincent V. Michel, Nicole Debrunner, and Xavier Simonnet

The intensification of the st. john’s wort ( Hypericum perforatum ) production in Switzerland at the end of the 1990s was accompanied by the appearance of anthracnose caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (teleomorph Glomerella cingulata

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James D. Kelly and Veronica A. Vallejo

The authors wish to recognize the foresight of M.A. `Talo' Pastor-Corrales in establishing the 12-member anthracnose differential series without which this work would not have been possible; and to Maeli Melotto for her critical review and

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Domenico Bertetti, M. Lodovica Gullino, and Angelo Garibaldi

, 2004 ), with a portion of the production grown for export. Azaleas are susceptible to several foliar diseases ( Benson and Williams-Woodward, 2001 ), including anthracnose, a fungal disease that causes leaf spots and defoliation. Colletotrichum

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Douglas A. Phillips, Philip F. Harmon, James W. Olmstead, Natalia A. Peres, and Patricio R. Munoz

Anthracnose is a group of diseases incited by fungal pathogens including those in the genus Colletotrichum . Colletotrichum is distributed primarily in tropical and subtropical regions, although it can also be found in more temperate regions

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Melinda A. Miller-Butler, Barbara J. Smith, Kenneth J. Curry, and Eugene K. Blythe

Anthracnose diseases on strawberry are destructive and may be caused by three Colletotrichum species: C. acutatum J. H. Simmonds, C. fragariae , and C. gloeosporioides ( Maas, 1998 ; Smith, 1998 ). C. acutatum is the primary causal agent

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Melinda A. Miller-Butler, Barbara J. Smith, Brian R. Kreiser, and Eugene K. Blythe

In the southeastern United States, anthracnose diseases of commercial strawberry ( Fragaria × ananassa Duch.) are caused primarily by three Colletotrichum species: C. acutatum, C. fragariae , and C. gloeosporioides ( Maas, 1998