A new species, Embellisia astragali sp. nov., causing standing milk-vetch disease in China.

@article{Li2007ANS,
  title={A new species, Embellisia astragali sp. nov., causing standing milk-vetch disease in China.},
  author={Yanzhong Li and Zhibiao Nan},
  journal={Mycologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={
          406-11
        }
}
A new species, Embellisia astragali sp. nov., is described from necrotic leaves, petioles and stems of Astragalus adsurgens in China. The morphology of E. astragali is compared and contrasted to that of four similar species, E. abundans, E. oxytropis, E. phragmospora and E. telluster. The fungus grew intercellularly in stems and leaf blades and intracellularly in leaves. It was isolated from most sources of seeds at frequencies of 0.1-44.6%. Growth rates of colonies on potato-carrot agar… CONTINUE READING
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