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Publication #HS1184

Packinghouse Citrus Black Spot ID/Identificación de la Mancha Negrade los Cítricos en las Plantas de Procesamiento1

Mark A. Ritenour, Megan M. Dewdney, Natalia A. Peres, and Jamie D. Burrow2

This one-page identification sheet is designed to assist packinghouse graders in the detection of citrus black spot.



This document is HS1184, one of a series of the Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2010. Revised January 2015. Visit the EDIS website at


Mark A. Ritenour, associate professor, Department of Horticultural Science, Indian River REC; Megan M. Dewdney, assistant professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Citrus REC; Natalia A. Peres, assistant professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Gulf Coast REC; and Jamie D. Burrow, coordinator, Canker, HLB and Exotic Diseases Extension Education, Citrus REC, UF/IFAS Extension; Gainesville, FL 32611.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.