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Association ofBactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with “Zebra Chip,” a New Potato Disease in Southwestern United States and Mexico
Experiments conducted to elucidate the association between the psyllidBactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Homoptera: Psyllidae) and zebra chip by exposing clean potato plants to this insect under greenhouse and field conditions indicated that there was an association between.
Zebra Chip Disease of Potato: Biology, Epidemiology, and Management
  • J. Munyaneza
  • Biology
    American Journal of Potato Research
  • 30 August 2012
All commercial potato cultivars appear to be susceptible to ZC, and management tactics targeted against the potato psyllid are currently the only means to effectively manage the disease.
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, suggesting separate bacterial populations of long standing.
First Report of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" Associated with Psyllid-Affected Carrots in Europe.
An investigation on whether this bacterium, Liberibacter solanacearum, is associated with symptoms of psyllid damage on carrots was conducted, finding the first report of this pathogen outside of North and Central America and New Zealand.
Potato zebra chip disease: a phytopathological tale.
The history of this disease, symptomatology, hosts, distribution, and the recent association of an insect-transmitted bacterium with the ZC disease of potato and diseases of other solanaceous crops in multiple locations worldwide are examined.
Association of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” with the Psyllid, Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Europe
This is the first report of a plant pathogen associated with T. apicalis and the second known psyllid species associated with “Ca. L. solanacearum” amplified from several solanaceous crops and the psyllids Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc), a vector of this bacterium.
Experimental Infection of Plants with an Herbivore-Associated Bacterial Endosymbiont Influences Herbivore Host Selection Behavior
The hypothesis that plant infection with endosymbionts alters plant volatile profiles is supported, and infected plants initially recruited herbivores but later repelled them, and plant flowering phenology appears correlated with psyllid population performance.
Further Evidence that Zebra Chip Potato Disease in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas is Associated with Bactericera cockerelli
Control exposure and exclusion field experiments in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas indicated that there was a strong association between the potato psyllid and ZC, and plants exposed to psyllids developed typical ZC symptoms in both raw tubers and fried chips.
Vector Transmission Efficiency of Liberibacter by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Zebra Chip Potato Disease: Effects of Psyllid Life Stage and Inoculation Access Period
Adult potato psyllids were highly efficient vectors of liberibacter that causes ZC and that nymphs were less efficient than adults at transmitting this bacterium, and inoculation access period had little influence on overall ZC disease incidence, severity, and resulting yield loss.
First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous' in Potato Tubers with Zebra Chip Disease in Mexico.
To investigate whether liberibacter is associated with ZC in México, 11 potato tuber samples exhibiting strong ZC symptoms and six asymptomatic tubers were collected from a ZC-affected commercial potato field near Saltillo City, Coahuila, MéxICO in September 2008 and tested for this bacterium by PCR.