Pestalotiopsis psidii

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Pestalotiopsis psidii symptoms on guava fruit (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Yuan-Min Shen, Taichung District Agricultural Research and Extension Station
Source: IPM Images

Pestalotiopsis psidii (Pat.) Mordue 1976

This fungus is widely distributed in tropical regions and causes scabby fruit canker of guava. It infects the fruits on the trees or in storage.

Publications covering Pestalotiopsis psidii

Bragantia (2011) 70, 570-576
Ivan Herman Fischer, Aparecida Marques de Almeida, Maria Cecília de Arruda, Rosemary Marques de Almeida Bertani, Maria José de Marchi Garcia and Lilian Amorim (2011)
Danos em pós-colheita de goiabas na Região do Centro-Oeste Paulista
[Postharvest damages in guavas from the Midwest region of the State of São Paulo]

Fitopatologia Brasileira (2002) 27, p. 320 (Cardoso et al.)
José E. Cardoso, Claudio B. Maia and Maria N.G. Pessoa (2002)
Ocorrência de Pestalotiopsis psidii e Lasiodiplodia theobromae causando podridão no caule da goiabeira no Ceará
[Occurrence of Pestalotiopsis psidii and Lasiodiplodia theobromae causing stem rot of guava plants in the State of Ceará, Brazil]