anthracnose of gourds

Anthracnose of Gourds Figure 1. Lesions of anthracnose on bottle gourd. Note the jagged appearance of lesions.
Anthracnose of Gourds Figure 2. Anthracnose of bottle gourd. Note jagged margins of lesions, shot-hole appearance of one lesion and slight chlorosis of lesions.
Anthracnose of Gourds Figure 3. Anthracnose lesion on gourd fruit. Note ring of black fungal structures known as stromata.
Lesions of anthracnose on bottle gourd. Figure 4. Lesions of anthracnose on bottle gourd.
anthracnose of gourds Figure 5. If lesions of anthracnose are not too advanced, they can add a decorative appearance such as in the varnished gourd seen here.