Southern leaf blight of maize

Catalogue Type
Plant Diseases Catalogue
Scientific Name
Cochliobolus heterostrophus
Distinguishing Characters
Lesions are generally from 1l8 to 1l4 wide by 1l8 to 1 inch long, tan in color , rectangular to oblong shape usually on leaves. Lesions usually develop first on lower leaves and work up the plant.
Host Crop
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