First Report of Colletotrichum karstii Causing Anthracnose on Blueberry Leaves in Brazil.

@article{Rios2015FirstRO,
  title={First Report of Colletotrichum karstii Causing Anthracnose on Blueberry Leaves in Brazil.},
  author={Jonas Alberto Rios and D B Pinho and Wiler Ribas Moreira and Olinto Liparini Pereira and Fabr{\'i}cio A. Rodrigues},
  journal={Plant disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={
          157
        }
}
Anthracnose or ripe rot of blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) is caused predominantly by Colletotrichum fioriniae, which belongs to the C. acutatum complex since it has cylindrical conidia with both ends acute (2). In May 2013, an isolate typical of the C. boninense complex (cylindrical conidia with both ends rounded) (1) was obtained from leaves of southern highbush blueberry seedlings in a nursery located in the municipality of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The symptoms initially appear as… CONTINUE READING