Cercospora zeina is the causal agent of grey leaf spot disease of maize in southern Africa

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The aim of our study was to identify the causal agent of grey leaf spot disease of maize in southern Africa. Single-conidial cultures were recovered from maize leaves with typical disease symptoms sampled from several fields in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Morphology, cultural characteristics, and a PCR-based test using Cercospora zeae-maydis and C… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10658-009-9443-1

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@article{Meisel2009CercosporaZI, title={Cercospora zeina is the causal agent of grey leaf spot disease of maize in southern Africa}, author={Barbara Meisel and Jeanne N Korsman and Frederik J. Kloppers and Dave K Berger}, journal={European Journal of Plant Pathology}, year={2009}, volume={124}, pages={577-583} }