Infection process of Plectosporium alismatis on host and non-host species in the Alismataceae.


In Australia, the endemic fungus Plectosporium alismatis (syn. Rhynchosporium alismatis) has potential use as a mycoherbicide for several species in the Alismataceae, a family of aquatic and semi-aquatic marsh herbs, which are considered to be important weeds in rice crops. Of five species identified in south-eastern Australia where rice is grown, two… (More)