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Cylindrocladium scoparium Morgan—A New Pathogen of some Forest Tree Species in Peninsular Malaysia

Lee Su See and Abdul Manap Ahmad

Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, Volume 5, Issue 1, July 1982

Keywords: Cylindrocladium scoparium Morgan; pathogen; fores t tree species..

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Cyl indroc ladium s copa r ium Morgan was isolated from seeds o f Shore a talura Roxb., Hors feldia sp. and Maesopsis eminii Engl. Musizi. This fungus has not been previously recorded in Peninsular Malaysia. Inoculation tests showed that Cylindroc ladium scoparium was pathogenic to seedlings of Dipterocarp us grandif lorus Blanco, a species indigenous to Malaysian forests, and Pinus c aribaea Mor., an introduced species o f tropical pine planted in this country.

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