Eutypa Dieback

Eutypa Dieback

These symptoms are diagnostic of Eutypa dieback:

       Stunted shoots with deformed leaves (Figure 5)

Figure 5

Figure 5 – Stunted shoots have deformed leaves that are cup-shaped with necrotic, ‘tattered’ margins. These canopy symptoms are most apparent in spring and early summer. (Photo by Larry Bettiga).

Shortened internodes (Figure 6)

  • Figure 6

    Figure 6 – Stunted shoots with shortened internodes have a ‘zig-zag’ pattern of growth. (Photo by Renaud Travadon).

 Main Eutypa Dieback Pathogens:       Eutypa lata

Other species in the same family (Diatrypaceae)

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