Proposed Lists of Common Names
for Comment and Consideration
The following lists have been proposed as the
official APS designations of common names for the diseases of the plants
listed below. APS members are invited to react to the lists.
Challenges should be made to the Chair of the
Committee for the Standardization of Common Names for Plant Diseases: Bruce
A. Fortnum, Clemson University, Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200
Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506-9706. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Challenges will be considered up to six months following publication in Phytopathology
Collators wishing to submit new lists for comment should address
correspondence to the committee chair. Use the two-column format as shown in Phythopathology News,
listing bacterial diseases first, followed by fungal and other diseases.
From the August 2003 issue of Phytopathology
The following have been revised:
Hop (Humulus lupulus L.)
Onion (Allium cepa L.) and Garlic (A.
Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
Celery (Apium graveolens L. var. dulce
Chrysanthemum (Dendrathema × grandiflorum
Kitam. = Chrysanthemum × morifolium Ramat.)
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon
Ait. = Oxycoccus macrocarpus (Ait.) Pers.)
Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium L.) and
Sour Cherry (P. cerasus L.)