Curvularia lunata (weed pathogen)

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Curvularia lunata conidia (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): J. Scott
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Curvularia lunata (weed pathogen) (Wakker 1898) Boedijn 1933

This fungus is an important pathogen of crops (see Curvularia lunata on crops). It has a wide host range among grasses and also infects other plants. Some strains have been also studied as possible biological control agents against various weeds.

Synonyms:
Cochliobolus lunatus