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Citrus Diseases

 

Measles

 

Scientific name

 

None - a disorder

Other common names

 

Citrus measles

Disease cycle

 

Measles can be graft transmitted.

Symptoms

 

Leaf - numerous pale yellow spots on leaves that can be seen on the upper leaf surface and appear tan to brown on the lower surface.

Whole tree - often a single branch or limb exhibits symptoms.

It should be noted that: Measles occurs on rare occasions. It tends to only occur on a few trees in a grove.

Host range

 

Measles has been observed on multiple sweet orange varieties.

Distribution

 

Measles has occurred in Florida and Brazil. Larger scale outbreaks have been reported in Brazil.

Easily confused with

 

Citrus varigated chlorosis (CVC), leprosis, and psorosis

 

Citrus Diseases
March, 2013
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