Managing lemon scab in citrus


Scab is a serious disease of all lemon varieties on the coast.

The disease also affects Rangpur lime, and rough lemon rootstocks.

Scab is caused by the fungus Elsinoe fawcettii.

This Primefact covers the following aspects of this disease:

  • symptoms
  • sources and spread
  • infection period
  • control


Primefact 750 First Edition

Published: Nov 2007