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Alternaria brassicicola
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Alternaria
Species:
brassicicola
Synonyms

Alternaria brassicae f. microspora
Alternaria brassicae var. minor
Alternaria circinans Berk. & M.A. Curtis, (1924)
Alternaria oleracea Milbraith, (1922)
Helminthosporium brassicae Henn, (1902)
Helminthosporium brassicicola Schwein, (1832)
Macrosporium cheiranthi var. circinans Berk. & M.A. Curtis, (1875)
Macrosporium circinans
Macrosporium commune var. circinans
Polydesmus exitiosus f. alternarioides J.G. Kühn, (1855)
Polydesmus exitiosus f. luxuriosum
Sporidesmium exitiosum f. alternarioides
Sporidesmium exitiosum f. luxuriosum
Sporidesmium septorioides

Alternaria brassicicola is a fungus which belongs to the family Pleosporaceae. The species has branched hyphae which are between 1.5 and 7.5 micrometre wide. In the beginning the hyphae are transparent but later their colour turns to brown or olive brown. The conidium are between the 5 and 8 micrometre wide and can be up to 70 micrometre long.

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