Tomato Septoria Leaf Spot
Septoria leaf spot (Septoria lycopersici) on a Tomato leaf
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Dothideomycetidae
Order: Capnodiales
Family: Mycosphaerellaceae
Genus: Septoria

Septoria are Ascomycete fungi that causes numerous leaf spot diseases on field crops, forages and many vegetables, and is responsible for yield losses. The genus is widespread, and estimated to contain 1072 species.[1]

Important speciesEdit

Important species of Septoria:


  1. Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi. (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 630. ISBN 978-85199-826-8.
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