gray leaf spot

gray leaf spot

[′grā ′lēf ′spät]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease of tomatoes caused by Stemphylium solani and characterized by water-soaked brown spots on the leaves that become gray with age.
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Data has been submitted for review of several target diseases including: Northern corn leaf blight and gray leaf spot in corn; frogeye leaf spot, brown spot and white mold in soybeans; septoria leaf blotch, stripe rust and stem rust in cereals; early blight and white mold in potatoes; white mold in canola; stem rot, leaf spot, leaf rust and Rhizoctonia limb rot in peanuts.
Midwest Corn Belt, northern leaf blight and gray leaf spot are significant problems.
Gray leaf spot has been particularly damaging on golf courses (Figure 16-18).
That area stays damp longer than the plant's high branches, and the leaves down there are getting old--two factors that make them prime victims for early blight (dark brown patches) or several other leaf spot diseases, including gray leaf spot and Septoria leaf spot.
GRAY LEAF SPOT has rapidly become one of the most important diseases of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.
For example, tomato plant cultivars have various disease resistance to diseases such as verticillium wilt (V), fusarium wilt (F), fusarium races 1 & 2 (FF), nematodes (N), tobacco mosaic virus (T), alternaria stem canker (A), and stemphylium gray leaf spot (St).
1995: DEKALB breeding defends against gray leaf spot epidemic.
Materials from tropical breeding crosses have been excellent sources of resistance to Fusarium, gray leaf spot, and southern rust and of value-added traits such as unique starch properties, high protein and oil content, and silage quality.
respectively], anthracnose leaf blight (caused by Colletotrichum graminicola), gray leaf spot (caused by Cercospora zeae-maydis Tehon & E.
Agriculture loses billions of dollars annually to plant diseases, such as head blight of wheat, gray leaf spot in corn, and fire blight of apple, as well as threats to animals such as bovine virus diarrhea and porcine reproductive and respiratory disease.
Gray leaf spot (GLS) (caused by Cercospora zeae-maydis Tehon & E.
9] stages of inbreeding and confer combined resistance to gray leaf spot (caused by Cercospora zeae-maydis Tehon and E.