Mycoplasma-Like organisms associated with stunting ofGypsophila paniculata L.


A new undescribed yellows-type disease ofGypsophila paniculata L. was found. Since a stunted growth is the predominant symptom the disease has been termed stunting. Electron micrographs of ultrathin sections revealed numerous mycoplasma-like organisms in diseased phloem tissues. Attempts to maintain the diseasedGypsophila plants for further investigation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02878288


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