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Published: 2022-07-26

Fusarium citri-sinensis sp. nov. (Ascomycota: Nectriaceae) isolated from fruit of Citrus sinensis in China

Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, China
Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, China
Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, China
Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Yangtze University, Jingzhou 434025, China
Animal and Plant Quarantine and Testing Center, Jingzhou 434025, China
One new species Morphology Phylogenetic analysis Taxonomy Fungi


During an investigation of fungal pathogens associated with Citrus sinensis in Zigui county of Yichang city, China, a new species, Fusarium citri-sinensis sp. nov. was isolated from fruit of C. sinensis. The species is described using morphology and molecular multi-locus analyses based on a combined data of internal transcribed spacer region of the rDNA (ITS), translation-elongation factor 1 alpha (EF-1α), and RNA polymerase second largest subunit (RPB2) genes. It is one of the species in Fusarium lateritium species complex (FLSC).


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