Ascochyta asparagina

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Ascochyta asparagina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Dothideomycetidae
Order: Incertae sedis
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Ascochyta
Species: A. asparagina
Binomial name
Ascochyta asparagina
(Petr.) P.K. Buchanan, (1987)

Ascochyta asparagina is a fungal plant pathogen. It causes stem blight (also known as Ascochyta blight) of asparagus, causing loss or death of branches.

External links[edit]


Westcott's Plant Disease Handbook, by Cynthia Westcott, Ralph Kenneth Horst