Peacock Spot

  • Peacock spot (Fusicladium oleagineum) favoured by low temperature and moist conditions during autumn, winter and spring.
  • Disease is inactive during the warm, dry summers, spots on leaves became crusty and whitish following high temperature.
  • Infection on leaf petioles.
  • Fusicladium oleagineum spores.
  • Fusicladium oleagineum spores.
  • Defoliation caused by Peacock spot.
  • Peacock spot is also known as olive scab.