Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages Against Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Causing Bacterial Canker Disease in Kiwifruit.

  title={Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages Against Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Causing Bacterial Canker Disease in Kiwifruit.},
  author={Ji Gang Yu and Jeong-A Lim and Yu-Rim Song and Sunggi Heu and Gyoung-Hee Kim and Y. J. Koh and Chang-Sik Oh},
  journal={Journal of microbiology and biotechnology},
  volume={26 2},
  • J. Yu, Jeong-A Lim, C. Oh
  • Published 1 February 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of microbiology and biotechnology
Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae causes bacterial canker disease in kiwifruit. Owing to the prohibition of agricultural antibiotic use in major kiwifruit-cultivating countries, alternative methods need to be developed to manage this disease. Bacteriophages are viruses that specifically infect target bacteria and have recently been reconsidered as potential biological control agents for bacterial pathogens owing to their specificity in terms of host range. In this study, we isolated… 

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