Alternaria yaliinficiens sp. nov. on Ya Li Pear Fruit: From Interception to Identification.

@article{Roberts2005AlternariaYS,
  title={Alternaria yaliinficiens sp. nov. on Ya Li Pear Fruit: From Interception to Identification.},
  author={Rodney G. Roberts},
  journal={Plant disease},
  year={2005},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={
          134-145
        }
}
In 2001, numerous Ya Li pear fruit from China with a disease apparently caused by an Alternaria sp. were intercepted at U.S. ports, raising concern because the disease was unknown in the United States. To identify the etiologic agent of the disease, single-spore cultures were established from intercepted fruit and were characterized by pathogenicity to wounded fruit, morphology, and sporulation pattern on three agar media, random amplified polymorphic DNA fragment pattern analysis, and species… CONTINUE READING

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