Colletotrichum sublineola

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Colletotrichum sublineola symptoms on sorghum (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Photchana Trakunsukharat, Department of Agriculture, Thailand
Source: PaDIL

Colletotrichum sublineola Henn. ex Sacc. & Trotter 1904

The fungus is widely distributed and causes sorghum anthracnose. The disease is common in tropical and subtropical regions. Yield losses may reach 50% in susceptible cultivars. The symptoms include red to tan lesions with darkened borders on both leaves and stems. The asexual fruiting bodies are black. The conidia are curved, about 20-30 x 5-6 µm in size.

Colletotrichum sublineolum