Epidemiology and Control of Plant Diseases Caused by Phytopathogenic Bacteria: The Case of Olive Knot Disease Caused by Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi


Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi (Gardan et al., 1992) (hereafter Psv, according to Vivian & Mansfield (1993)) is the causal agent of olive knot disease. It is considered one of the most serious diseases affecting olive trees (Olea europaea L.) in most olive growing regions worldwide and mainly in Mediterranean countries, where this crop has been… (More)


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