The first report of Ochrospora ariae and Septoria sorbi on whitebeam (Sorbus aria) seedlings in Montenegro




Sorbus aria, Ochrospora ariae, Septoria sorbi, leaves


Symptoms of disease were recorded on leaves of whitebeam (Sorbus aria (L.) Crantz) seedlings in one stand in Montenegro. Analysis showed fungi Ochrospora ariae (Fuckel) Ramsb. and Septoria sorbi Lasch were present on infected trees. Species Seporia sorbi was associated with necrotic reddish and brown spots while species Ochrospora ariae was associated with necrotic reddish spots and yellow pustule of uredinia on leaves. Species were recorded both separately and simultaneously on leaves. This is the first record of Ochrospora ariae and Seporia sorbi on whitebeam (Sorbus aria) in Montenegro. Results will contribute to better knowledge of diseases and better protection of whitebeam (Sorbus aria) in early stages of growth in this part of its areal.


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How to Cite

“The First Report of Ochrospora Ariae and Septoria Sorbi on Whitebeam (Sorbus Aria) Seedlings in Montenegro”. REFORESTA, no. 12 (December 30, 2021): 13–19. Accessed May 20, 2024.