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First Report of Passalora concors (Casp.) Causing Cercospora Leaf Blotch in the Andean Region of Cochabamba, Bolivia

Cercospora leaf blotch-infected plants of the native potato variety Waych’a Paceña (Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigena), collected between November and December of 2011 in the Piucilla-Morochata area of the Andean region of Cochabamba, Bolivia, were examined to determine the causal agent of the disease. The infecting pathogen was identified as Passalora concors (Syn. Cercospora concors (Casp.). This is the first report of this fungus causing Cercospora leaf blotch in the Andean highlands of Bolivia.

Morante MC (2014) First Report of Passalora concors (Casp.) Causing Cercospora Leaf Blotch in the Andean Region of Cochabamba, Bolivia. J Plant Pathol Microb 5: 221. doi:10.4172/2157-7471.1000221

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