First report of Macrophomina phaseolina on olives (Olea europaea) in Australia


Macrophomina phaseolina was isolated from diseased olive roots. This is the first record on this host in Australia. Infection studies demonstrated that two isolates of the fungus were capable of inducing typical charcoal rot symptoms on rooted olive cuttings. 
DOI: 10.1071/AP05001


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