Hermilia Sanz B.-M.1

In Santiago de Chile the fungus Mycosphaerella melonis (Pass.) Chiu and Walker was isolated for first time from Honey Dew muskmelon plants and fram Tendral fmit. The pathogenicity of this fungus was determinedby its inoculation. The morphology of Mycosphaerella melonis was compared with the description of Wiant, Chiu and Walker.

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1Ing. Agr. Proyecto Fitopatología, Estación Experimental La Platina, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Casilla 5427, Santiago, Chile.

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