Current Issue
June, 2024

  • Vol. 52 No. 02


  • Phytophthora palmivora RPA1, a Homolog of Phytophthora infestans RPA190, is Irrelevant to Metalaxyl Resistance in Phytophthora palmivora Causing Root and Stem Rot of Durian in Thailand

    Kamonwan Sichai, Patcharin Nianwichai, Nutsuda Taraput, Veeranee Tongsri, and Pattavipha Songkumarn

    Root and stem rot caused by Phytophthora palmivora is one of the most serious diseases affecting durian production in Thailand where metalaxyl, an effective fungicide against oomycetes, has been used …

  • Isolation and Identification of Three Newly Reported Ascomycete Fungal Species Isolated from Soil in Korea

    Mohammad Hamizan Azmi, Seong-Keun Lim, Seok-Jin Park, Min-Gyeong Song, Jun-Soo Cha, Seung-Yeol Lee, Hee-Young Jung

    In this study, three fungal isolates belonging to the phylum Ascomycota under classes Leotiomycetes, Eurotiomycetes, and Sordariomycetes were isolated from soil in Korea. These species were designated as …


  • First Report of Anthracnose Caused by Colletotrichum nymphaeae on Strawberry Fruits in Korea

    Je Hyeok Yoo, Myung Soo Park, Doo Hee Yi, and Myeong Hyeon Nam

    Anthracnose fruit rot (AFR) has been observed in greenhouses during the harvesting period in the Chungnam Province of South Korea. Fruits infected inside the greenhouse show black or brown spots, orange conidial …


  • First Report of Apinisia keratinophila Isolated from Soil in Korea

    Song-Woon Nam, Leonid N. Ten, Seong-Keun Lim, Soo-Min Hong, Seung-Yeol Lee, and Hee-Young Jung

    In 2022, a fungal isolate, designated KNUF-22-049, was obtained from a soil sample collected from a field in Sang-ju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea. The strain exhibited cultural and morphological characteristics, including …

  • First Report of Phaeosphaeria chengduensis Isolated from Gametis jucunda in Korea

    Soo-Min Hong, Seong-Keun Lim, Young-Kun Kim, Sang Jae Suh, Leonid N. Ten, Seung-Yeol Lee, and Hee-Young Jung

    A fungal strain, KNUF-4H-A belonging to the genus Phaeosphaeria was isolated from the citrus flower chafer (Gametis jucunda) in Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea. This strain was further identified as Phaeosphaeria chengduensis

  • Two New Records of Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Lindera obtusiloba in Korea: Colletotrichum citricola and Valsa ceratophora

    Jae-Eui Cha, Yun-Jeong Kim, Ji-Won Kim, and Ahn-Heum Eom

    Lindera obtusiloba Blume, a shrub prevalent in the understory vegetation of the deciduous forests in East Asia and Korea, is known for its pharmacological properties, including antioxidant, anti-allergic, and …

  • Peltaster fructicola: Undescribed Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck Species on Apple Fruit in Korea

    Jun-Woo Choi, Seong-Keun Lim, Seo-Ryeong Lee, Chang-Gi Back, In-Kyu Kang, Seung-Yeo Lee, Hee-Young Jung

    While investigation of the fungal diseases on apples collected from Cheongsong-gun and Bonghwa-gun in Gyeongbuk province, Korea, between August and September 2023 isolated five fungal strains from…