17+ Anthracnose Disease In Dragon Fruit Pics. Anthracnose is caused by a fungus as well. Proper sanitation is important for treating these diseases.
Gloeosporioides also causes infection on dragon fruit (hylocereus spp.) in peninsular malaysia (masyahit et al., 2009). Dragon fruit is juicy with a slightly sweet taste that some describe as a cross between a kiwi, a pear, and a watermelon. Anthracnose is a term used to loosely describe a group of related fungal diseases that typically cause dark lesions on leaves.
Anthracnose is caused by fungi in the genus colletotrichum, a common group of plant pathogens that are infected plants develop dark, water soaked lesions on stems, leaves or fruit.
Anthracnose can be treated with copper or sulfur fungicide sprays. Anthracnose affects many deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs and can also infect vegetables, flowers, fruit, and turfgrass in some regions in california. This study was carried out to investigate the identity and pathogenicity of fungi associated with symptoms of anthracnose on dragon fruit in malaysia. Anthracnose ripe rot affecting kensington pride fruit.