First Record of Alternaria simsimi Causing Leaf Spot on Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Korea

@article{Choi2014FirstRO,
  title={First Record of Alternaria simsimi Causing Leaf Spot on Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Korea},
  author={Young Phil Choi and Narayan Chandra Paul and Hyang Burm Lee and Seung Hun Yu},
  journal={Mycobiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={42},
  pages={405 - 408}
}
Abstract Leaf spot disease was observed in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) during 2009 and 2010 in Korea. The pathogen was identified as Alternaria simsimi based on morphological and cultural characteristics. The morphological identification was well supported by phylogenetic analysis of the ribosomal DNA-internal transcribed spacer region. A. simsimi isolates caused spot symptoms on leaves and stems of sesame plants 2 wk after artificial inoculation, which were similar to those observed in the… 
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