Neonectria galligena

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Neonectria galligena
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Nectria galligena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Nectriaceae
Genus: Neonectria
Species: N. galligena
Binomial name
Neonectria galligena
(Bres.) Rossman & Samuels, (1999)
Synonyms

Cylindrocarpon heteronema
Cylindrocarpon mali
Dialonectria galligena
Dialonectria galligena var. major
Fusarium heteronemum
Fusarium mali
Nectria galligena
Nectria galligena var. major
Ramularia heteronema

Neonectria galligena is a fungal plant pathogen. It causes cankers that can kill branches of trees by choking them off. Apple and Beech trees are two susceptible species.

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