citrus scab

citrus scab

[′si·trəs ‚skab]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of citrus plants caused by Sphaceloma rosarum, producing scablike lesions on all plant parts.
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Citrus scab reduces the external quality of citrus fruits produced for the fresh market and caused 15 to 60 % percent losses in citrus fruit especially to mandarin in India.
Chung, Molecular and biochemical characterizations of elsinochrome toxins produced by Elsinoe fawcettii causing citrus scab. Phytopathology, 96, S186 (2006).
Chung, Elsinoe fawcettii and Elsinoe australis: the fungal pathogens causing citrus scab. Mol.