Kirramyces leaf diseases are a group of fungal leaf pathogens that infect mature and immature foliage in some eucalypts. They can cause severe defoliation in young trees and may become a significant problem in some hardwood plantations.
Four species of Teratosphaeria have been identified, some of which were known previously as Kirramyces species. They differ with respect to hosts, disease symptoms and known distribution.
- Carnegie, A. and Lawson, S.A. and Smith, T. and Pegg, G.S. and Stone, C. and McDonald, J. (2008) Healthy hardwoods. A field guide to pests, diseases and nutritional disorders in subtropical hardwoods. Forest and Wood Products Australia, Victoria.
- PaDIL - Pests and Diseases Image Library
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