Venturia carpophila

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Venturia carpophila
Peach scab and its control (1917) (14775998684).jpg
Elberta peaches damaged by Venturia carpophila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Pleosporales
Family: Venturiaceae
Genus: Venturia
Species: V. carpophila
Binomial name
Venturia carpophila
E.E.Fisher (1961)
Synonyms

Cladosporium carpophilum
Fusicladium amygdali Ducomet (1907)
Fusicladium carpophilum (Thum.) Oudem. (1900)
Fusicladium pruni Ducomet (1907)
Fusicladosporium carpophilum
Megacladosporium carpophilum (Thum.) Viennot-Bourg. (1949)
Thelephora vorticosa

Venturia carpophila is a species of fungus in the Venturiaceae family. A plant pathogen, it causes freckle, black spot, peach scab or black scab of peach. It has a cosmopolitan distribution. The species was described as new to science in 1961 by the Australian mycologist Eileen E. Fisher.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fisher EE. (1961). "Venturia carpophila sp. nov., the ascigerous state of the apricot freckle fungus". Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 44: 337–42. doi:10.1016/s0007-1536(61)80026-0. 

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