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PHLOEOSPORA ROBINIAE & PHOMA MACROSTOMA . Blight of Robinia pseudoacacia nursery stock . Whether both or only one of these fungi was responsible was uncertain ; the former is a known pathogen of this plant , the latter of other species ; both were present on young lesions the former only on leaves and tender shoots , the latter on leaves and twigs . Shows shrivelled shoot tip . Location: Winsham , Somerset , England .

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PHLOEOSPORA ROBINIAE & PHOMA MACROSTOMA . Blight of Robinia pseudoacacia nursery stock . Whether both or only one of these fungi was responsible was uncertain ; the former is a known pathogen of this plant , the latter of other species ; both were present on young lesions the former only on leaves and tender shoots , the latter on leaves and twigs . Shows shrivelled shoot tip . Location: Winsham , Somerset , England .


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