Plant Pathogenic Alternaria Species in Libya


This study was carried out to identify unknown Alternaria species or less known as plant pathogenic anamorphic fungi from Benghazi District. Plant materials with fungal signs and symptoms were collected and examined to identify causal agents. Five species—A. brassicae (on Eruca sativa), A. longipes (on Nicotiana glauca), A. tenuissima (on Ficus carica), A. triticicola (on Hordeum vulgare L.) and Alternaria state of Pleospora infectoria (on Avena sativa)—were reported as plant pathogenic and new to Libyan mycobiota.

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El-Alwany, A. (2015) Plant Pathogenic Alternaria Species in Libya. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-8. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101662.

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