Cercospora apii

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Cercospora apii symptoms on celery (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Warangkana Sae-Uang, Department of Agriculture, Thailand
Source: PaDIL

Cercospora apii Fresen. 1863

This fungus is widely distributed and causes leaf spot, blight or storage diseases on celery and various other plants. The conidiophores are cylindrical and around 100-200 µm long with thick and dark conidial scars. The conidia are needle-like to filiform and around 50 to 130 µm long.