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Association ofBactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with “Zebra Chip,” a New Potato Disease in Southwestern United States and Mexico
Abstract A new defect of potato,Solanum tuberosum L., “zebra chip,” so named for the characteristic symptoms that develop in fried chips from infected potato tubers, has recently been documented inExpand
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Zebra Chip Disease of Potato: Biology, Epidemiology, and Management
  • J. Munyaneza
  • Biology
  • American Journal of Potato Research
  • 30 August 2012
Zebra chip (ZC), a new and economically important disease of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.), has been documented to occur in commercial potato fields in the United States, Mexico, Central America, andExpand
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Haplotypes of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” suggest long-standing separation
Three haplotypes of the recently discovered bacterium species “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” are described and related to geographic ranges. The first two are associated with ZebraExpand
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Association of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” with the Psyllid, Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Europe
ABSTRACT The psyllid Trioza apicalis Förster (Hemiptera: Triozidae) is a serious pest of carrots, Daucus carota L., in Europe. Carrots exhibiting symptoms of psyllid damage were observed inExpand
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First Report of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" Associated with Psyllid-Affected Carrots in Europe.
Carrot (Daucus carota) plants with symptoms resembling those of carrot psyllid (Trioza apicalis) damage (3,4) were observed in 14 commercial fields in southern Finland in August 2008; all cultivarsExpand
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Potato zebra chip disease: a phytopathological tale.
Potato zebra chip (ZC) disease is a relative newcomer to the world of important potato diseases. First reported in Mexico in the 1990s, by 2004-2005 the disease was causing serious economic damage inExpand
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Experimental Infection of Plants with an Herbivore-Associated Bacterial Endosymbiont Influences Herbivore Host Selection Behavior
Although bacterial endosymbioses are common among phloeophagous herbivores, little is known regarding the effects of symbionts on herbivore host selection and population dynamics. We tested theExpand
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Further Evidence that Zebra Chip Potato Disease in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas is Associated with Bactericera cockerelli
Zebra chip (ZC) is an important and emerging potato disease that is causing millions of dollars in losses to both potato producers and processors in the southwestern United States, Texas inExpand
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High Resolution Melting Analysis of the Cytochrome Oxidase I Gene Identifies Three Haplotypes of the Potato Psyllid in the United States
ABSTRACT The potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae), is a vector of the bacterium “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum,” the putative causal agent of potato zebraExpand
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Vector Transmission Efficiency of Liberibacter by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Zebra Chip Potato Disease: Effects of Psyllid Life Stage and Inoculation Access Period
ABSTRACT Successful transmission of plant pathogens by insects depends on the vector inoculation efficiency and how rapidly the insect can effectively transmit the pathogen to the host plant. TheExpand
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