Photo: Agroscope ACW, Werner Siegfried

  • Angular leaf scorch and Rotbrenner are caused by two separate species of the fungus Pseudopezicula spp
  • Causes lesions on leaves which leads to premature senesence
  • Can affect flowers before or during bloom, causing them to rot and then dry out
  • Spread through water and air-borne spores
  • Angular leaf scorch is present in North America
  • Rotbrenner is present in Europe


Scientific name: Pseudopezicula tracheiphila
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Fungus

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol