African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6590

Short Communication

First report in Southern Brazil of Alternaria alternata causing Alternaria leaf spot in alfalfa (Medicago sativa)

Mariana Rockenbach de Avila*
  • Mariana Rockenbach de Avila*
  • Department of Forage Plants and Agrometeorology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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Miguel Dall Agnol
  • Miguel Dall Agnol
  • Department of Forage Plants and Agrometeorology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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Érika Sayuri Maneti Koshikumo
  • Érika Sayuri Maneti Koshikumo
  • Department of Plant Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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Jose Antonio Martinelli
  • Jose Antonio Martinelli
  • Department of Plant Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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Gerarda Beatriz Pinto da Silva
  • Gerarda Beatriz Pinto da Silva
  • Department of Plant Pathology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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Raquel Schneider-Canny
  • Raquel Schneider-Canny
  • Department of Forage Plants and Agrometeorology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
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Jose Antonio R. Souza*
  • Jose Antonio R. Souza*
  • Instituto Federal Goiano ? Câmpus Urutaí, Urutaí ? GO, Brazil.
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Debora A. Moreira
  • Debora A. Moreira
  • Instituto Federal Goiano ? Câmpus Urutaí, Urutaí ? GO, Brazil.
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Naiara M. Conde
  • Naiara M. Conde
  • Instituto Federal Goiano ? Câmpus Urutaí, Urutaí ? GO, Brazil.
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Wanderbeth B. Carvalho
  • Wanderbeth B. Carvalho
  • Instituto Federal Goiano ? Câmpus Urutaí, Urutaí ? GO, Brazil.
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Aluizio A. Fernandes
  • Aluizio A. Fernandes
  • Instituto Federal Goiano ? Câmpus Urutaí, Urutaí ? GO, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 06 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 22 January 2015
  •  Published: 05 February 2015

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