Alternaria brassicicola

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Alternaria brassicicola
Alternaria brassicicola conidia2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Pleosporomycetidae
Order: Pleosporales
Family: Pleosporaceae
Genus: Alternaria
Species: A. brassicicola
Binomial name
Alternaria brassicicola
(Schwein.) Wiltshire, (1947)

Alternaria brassicae f. microspora
Alternaria brassicae var. minor
Alternaria circinans
Alternaria oleracea
Helminthosporium brassicae
Helminthosporium brassicicola
Macrosporium cheiranthi var. circinans
Macrosporium circinans
Macrosporium commune var. circinans
Polydesmus exitiosus f. alternarioides
Polydesmus exitiosus f. luxuriosum
Sporidesmium exitiosum f. alternarioides
Sporidesmium exitiosum f. luxuriosum
Sporidesmium septorioides

Alternaria brassicicola is a plant pathogen. It causes brassica dark leaf spot on most Brassica species, including economically important crops.[1] It is a necrotrophic pathogen.

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  1. ^ Nowicki, Marcin; et al. (30 August 2012), Alternaria black bpot of crucifers: Symptoms, importance of disease, and perspectives of resistance breeding, Vegetable Crops Research Bulletin,Versita, Warsaw, Poland, doi:10.2478/v10032-012-0001-6, retrieved 2012-09-01