Venturia pyrina

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Venturia pyrina
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pear scab
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V. pyrina
Binomial name
Venturia pyrina
Aderh. (1896)
Synonyms

Endostigme pyrina (Aderh.) Syd. (1923)
Fusicladium pyrorum (Lib.) Fuckel [as 'pirinum'], (1870)
Fusicladium virescens Bonord. (1851)
Helminthosporium pyrorum Lib. [as 'Helmisporium'], (1832)
Megacladosporium pyrinum (Lib.) Vienn.-Bourg. (1949)
Venturia pyrina f. piri Bref. (1891)

Venturia pyrina is a species of fungus in the Venturiaceae family. A plant pathogen, it causes scab or black spot of pear. It has a widespread distribution in temperate and subtropical regions wherever pears are grown.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sivanesan A, Waller JM (1974). "Venturia pirina". CMI Descriptions of Pathogenic Fungi and Bacteria. Kew, Surrey, England: Commonwealth Mycological Institute (404).

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