Three races are known. Significance. Cephalosporium acremonium Corda) Charcoal rot Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. (syn. Anthracnose leaf blight and stalk rot. Eggplant anthracnose, eggplant fruit rot. Botryodiplodia phaseoli (Maubl.) How to Control Anthracnose on Trees and Roses . Common Name. Estimates on yield grain losses from anthracnose leaf blight and stalk rot range from zero to over 40%. Symptoms. Scientific Name. Fungal Stalk Rots Anthracnose stalk rot Colletotrichum graminicola (Ces.) Scientific Name Elsinoe ampelina. Distribution. Glomerella cingulata (it also has the name of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides). Anthracnose stalk rot is caused by the fungus Colletotrichum graminicola, which can also cause a leaf disease and is a common cause of top rot or dieback disease of corn. Some of the browning may also be due to crown rots. Threshold There is no threshold for initiating anthracnose control. Anthracnose stalk rot was seen in many U.S corn fields in the 1980s and 1990s. Glomerella graminicola D. J. Politis) Black bundle disease Sarocladium strictum (W. Gams) Summerb. A serious problem in the USA (from the south east to the western corn belt), Europe, and India. ; (syns. But keep in mind that it weakens it and makes it more susceptible to other diseases, frost injury, environmental stress such as drought and extreme temperatures, and insect damage. The word anthracnose means "coal", so fungi that produce dark spots are often given this name. The disease is often referred to as "anthracnose" of mango. Pacific Pests and Pathogens Fact Sheet. Glomerella graminicola (anamorph Colletotrichum graminicola) Importance. Stressful conditions during the season enable the crown rot to develop. The wet conditions that occurred in early spring likely favored infection of corn by soilborne pathogens such as Fusarium species. Pathogen name. Common Name. Moderate economic importance, low phytosanitary importance. Closer to harvest, look for “birds eye rot” on the berries. Scientific Name. In tropical and sub-tropical countries. Fungicides should be applied before infection occurs. G. W. Wilson (syn. Mango anthracnose, mango blossom blight. In more advanced stages the disease can cause the development of black lesions on the outside of the stalk. Asia, Africa, North, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Oceania. A survey conducted in Illinois in 1982 and 1983 found that 34 to 46% of rotted corn stalks contained C. graminicola. The good news is that even when a tree or a rose is severely infected with anthracnose, it will not kill it. Important disease of sorghum, particularly in more humid regions and seasons. Colletotrichum orbiculare; sometime known as Colletotrichum lagenarium. Thirum. Widespread. 177).. Distribution Cucurbit anthracnose. Scientific Name. Advanced. Glomerella is the sexual stage of the fungus, and Colletotrichum the asexual stage. Anthracnose stalk rot is prevalent across Iowa this growing season but not all of the “brown carpet” is due to this disease. Colletotrichum species, particularly, Colletotrichum capsici, and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides.The sexual state is Glomerella cingulata (see Fact Sheet no.