Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. brasiliensis causing blackleg on potatoes in South Africa


In South Africa during the 2006/2007 potato growing season, outbreaks of blackleg occurred, causing severe economic losses in commercial potato production fields. Symptoms were initially observed on only one stem per plant, on which the top leaves rolled upwards, wilted and became necrotic. As symptoms progressed to the lower leaves with subsequent leaf… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10658-009-9531-2


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