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Cercospora Leaf Mold of Tomato. C. H. Blazquez, Associate Professor (Associate Plant Pathologist), University of Florida, IFAS, Agricultural Research Center, Immokalee 33934; S. A. Alfieri, Jr., Assistant Director, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville 32602. Phytopathology 64:443-445. Accepted for publication 13 September 1973. DOI: 10.1094/Phyto-64-443.

A new leaf disease of tomato not previously reported in the United States is described. The disease is caused by Cercospora fuligena and produces indistinct leaf discoloration coalescing in advanced stages and defoliating susceptible tomato plants.

Additional keywords: resistance, susceptibility, foliar spot.