2007 James E Adaskaveg (Biology & Management of Septoria)

Biology and Management of Septoria Spot of Citrus

Septoria spot of citrus caused by Septoria citri occurs mainly on mature, cold-injured fruit in rainy winter seasons. Due to recent outbreaks, Septoria spot has become a quarantine disease in some export countries for California citrus fruit. Fruit marketed to these destinations have to be certified as disease-free.