versión impresa ISSN 0365-2807
CABRERA, María G.; SOSA DE CASTRO, Nélida T.; ALVAREZ, Roberto E. y SOSA LOPEZ, Ángela. Identification of fungal pathogens causing blighting on Golden-shower (Cassia fistula L.) in Corrientes, Argentina. Agric. Téc. [online]. 2004, vol.64, n.2, pp.213-217. ISSN 0365-2807. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0365-28072004000200010.
This work was carried out to determine the causal agent of diseases on golden shower (Cassia fistula L.) in greenhouses of Corrientes, Argentina. As a result of the disease, severe defoliation and necrotic lessions of leaves and stems were observed. Two Colletotrichum species were isolated. The isolation and the study of fungus were performed according to the routine techniques. The inoculation was conducted followings Kochs postulates confirming C. lindemuthianum and C. gloeosporioides as the agents of disease. This is the first report of the disease in Argentina.
Palabras clave : ornamentals; diseases; mycosis; anthracnose; dieback; Colletotrichum.