Ascochyta tarda

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Ascochyta tarda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Pleosporales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Ascochyta
Species: A. tarda
Binomial name
Ascochyta tarda
R.B.Stewart (1957)
  • Phoma tarda (R.B.Stewart) H.Verm.

Ascochyta tarda is a fungal plant pathogen that causes dieback and leafspot on coffee and was first observed in Ethiopia in 1954.[2]


  1. ^ "GSD Species Synonymy: Ascochyta tarda R.B. Stewart". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-07-14. 
  2. ^ Stewart R. (1957). "Leaf blight and stem dieback of coffee caused by an undescribed species of Ascochyta". Mycologia. 49 (3): 430–3. doi:10.2307/3755694. JSTOR 3755694. 

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