Anthracnose and Cercosporiose on olives in Australia: an update

Anthracnose and Cercosporiose on olives in Australia: an update
January + February 2009/ Australian & New Zealand Olivegrower & Processor

anthracnose-cercosporioseVera Sergeeva and Robert Spooner-Hart | View Article
Anthracnose and Cercosporiose are important fungal diseases in a number of olivegrowing districts in Australia. However, growers can find it difficult to correctly identify these diseases, as symptoms can look similar. While most growers have heard of anthracnose, fewer have heard of cercosporiose. This article aims to provide olivegrowers with the most up-todate information on these two important diseases.