Mycosphaerella eumusae

Eumusae leaf spot

Photo by Juliane Henderson

  • found in South East Asia, India and Africa
  • symptoms similar to yellow and Black sigatoka
  • streaks and dark spotting on leaves
  • favours hot, wet and humid conditions
  • spread by spores on infected plant parts, soil, wind or water
  • laboratory testing for diagnosis essential

High priority pest of: Banana

Scientific name: Mycosphaerella eumusae
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Fungus

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol