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Diplodia macrospora of Corn in Nicaragua. Aurelio Llano, Former Plant Pathologist, Escuela Nacional de Agricultura, “La Calera” Nicaragua. Eugenio Schieber, Plant Pathologist, Antigua, Guatemala. Plant Dis. 64:797. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1980. DOI: 10.1094/PD-64-797.

Diplodia disease of corn has been identified for the first time in Nicaragua. The disease is potentially dangerous because the ear, leaf, and leaf sheath are all attacked under ecological conditions in Central America.