Phomopsis canker

Phomopsis canker

Photo by University of Georgia Plant Pathology Archive,

  • Fungus – Phomopsis amygdali
  • Found in Europe, the Mediterranean, USA and South America
  • Dark lesions near buds, wilting of new growth, sunken cankers in summer and nuts shrivelled
  • Spread in infected planting material


Scientific name: Phomopsis amygdali
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Fungus

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol