Botryosphaeria ribis Grossenbacher et Duggar, teleomorph (ATCC® 200571)

Alternate State: Dothiorella ribis (Fuckel) Saccardo, anamorph  /  Strain Designations: BR-7  /  Product Format: frozen

Strain Designations BR-7
Alternate State Dothiorella ribis (Fuckel) Saccardo, anamorph
biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Fusicococcum anamorph
Medium ATCC® Medium 336: Potato dextrose agar (PDA)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor MB Rayachhetry
necrotic stem galls on red mangrove trees, Rhizophora mangle, southern Florida; single-spore isolate

Blakeslee GM, et al. Susceptibility of Melaleuca quinquenervia to Botryosphaeria ribis, a potential biological control agent. Plant Dis. 80: 145-150, 1996.

Webb RS, et al. Characteristics of the Fusicoccum anamorph of Botryosphaeria ribis, a potential biological control agent for Melaleuca quinquenervia in south Florida. Mycologia 88: 239-248, 1996.