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The health state of Ginkgo biloba L. in the presence of microfungi
 
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Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Zvolen, Branch for Woody Plants Biology, 94901 Nitra, Slovak Republic
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Botanical Garden at Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, Nitra, Slovak Republic
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Katarína Adamčíková
Institute of Forest Ecology, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Zvolen, Branch for Woody Plants Biology, 94901 Nitra, Slovak Republic
Submission date: 2014-08-04
Acceptance date: 2015-02-03
 
Journal of Plant Protection Research 2015;55(1):42–47
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The health state of Ginkgo biloba L. and damage caused by microscopic fungi were evaluated over the 2010–2011 time period, in selected localities of Slovakia and Czechia. The trees were assessed and put into two categories of health. Trees in very good (category 1) or good vitality and health with no or only light damage (category 2). A total of seven species of microscopic fungi were identified from samples taken from branches, fruits, and leaves. The following fungal genera were detected: Epicoccum, Fusarium, Alternaria, Phomopsis, Cylindrosporium, Phyllosticta, and Cladosporium. This present study is the first report about microscopic fungi determined on G. biloba for Slovakia.
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