Table 1.

Results of 1991 anthracnose resistance screening study.1

Species% Diseased foliage2
June 21July 5July 27
C. alternifolia3 ab2 a1 a
C. amomum0 a3 a1 a
C. controversa22 bcd48 b61 bc
C. florida30 d37 b40 b
C. kousa11 abc11 a2 a
C. kousa var. chinensis33 d54 b71 c
C. mas8 abc7 a2 a
C. sericea23 cd40 b48 bc
  • 1 Anthracnose estimated using the Horsfall-Barratt disease assessment scale (6). The percentage of diseased foliage represents the visual estimate of the percentage of symptomatic leaves within the tree canopy.

  • 2 Within each column, means followed by the same letter do not significantly differ according to Duncan’s New Multiple Range Test (p = 0.05).