Esca (grape disease)

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ESCA Blattsymptom 1.JPG
Esca symptoms on leaves
Causal agentsPhaeoacremonium aleophilum, Phaeomoniella chlamydospora
HostsVitis vinifera

Esca is a grape disease of mature grapevines. It is a type of grapevine trunk disease.

The fungi Phaeoacremonium aleophilum, Phaeomoniella chlamydospora[1] and Fomitiporia mediterranea[2] are associated with the disease.

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  1. ^ Martín, M. T.; Cobos, R; Martín, L; López-Enríquez, L (2012). "Real-Time PCR Detection of Phaeomoniella chlamydospora and Phaeoacremonium aleophilum". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78 (11): 3985–3991. doi:10.1128/AEM.07360-11. PMC 3346403. PMID 22447605.
  2. ^ Fischer, Michael (2002). "A new wood-decaying basidiomycete species associated with esca of grapevine: Fomitiporia mediterranea (Hymenochaetales)". Mycological Progress. 1 (3): 315–324. doi:10.1007/s11557-006-0029-4. S2CID 41692047.

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