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- Shtienberg, Dani; Manulis-Sasson, Shulamit; Zilberstaine, Miriam; Oppenheim, Dov; Shwartz, Hagai
- Plant disease 2015 v.99 no.8 pp. 1048-1058
- fruit trees, etc ; Erwinia amylovora; bacteria; disease outbreaks; growers; industry; pathogens; pears; Israel; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... Fire blight, caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora, is the most destructive disease of pears and other pome fruit trees worldwide. The disease was first detected in Israel in 1985, and in the 30 years since, the intensity of fire blight epidemics has varied markedly. During this time, there were two national pandemics: the first between 1994 and 1996 and the second in 2010. In both cases, it w ...
- Bai, Qing; Zhai, Lifeng; Chen, Xiaoren; Hong, Ni; Xu, Wenxing; Wang, Guoping
- Plant disease 2015 v.99 no.12 pp. 1704-1712
- fruit trees, etc ; Diaporthe amygdali; Malus pumila; Pyrus pyrifolia; branches; fruit growing; fungi; host range; pathogens; pears; sporulation; surveys; virulence; China; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... In recent years, a widespread canker disease that infects the branches of pear trees has been observed in many provinces in China; it kills the branches and results in high losses in fruit production. Symptomatic branches were collected for etiological isolation from 11 varieties of three pear species and from Malus pumila. Samples were collected from six provinces in China. In total, 143 Phomopsi ...