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Symptoms of stemphyliose on chilli or pepper


  • Organs attacked :
Leaves Stems


  • Symptoms :
    • Small reddish to brown lesions 1 to 2 mm in diameter becoming lighter in their center.
    • Subsequently, the spots expand and are round in shape, reaching from 3 to 5 mm. of diameter. their center takes on a whitish to gray hue, while their periphery is reddish-brown.
    • Similar but elongated lesions are sometimes visible on petioles and stem.
    • Severely affected leaves turn yellow, dry out, and may drop.
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  • Signs : Fruiting bodies of the fungus dot the lesions, sometimes giving them a slightly light gray tint.
  • Possible confusion : rare


  • Production areas affected :
Mayotte Meeting Guyana
Guadeloupe Martinique New Caledonia
French Polynesia    


  •  Stemphylium spp. reported on chili or pepper : S. solani , S. lycopersici
Last change : 07/21/22
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