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- Penalver, J., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of plant pathology 2017 v.99 no.Spec Iss pp. 105-110
- Erwinia amylovora; apples; carrier state; disease prevention; false negative results; flowers; loquats; pathogens; pears; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; screening; shoots; surveys
- ... Erwinia amylovora, the fire blight pathogen, can survive in plants and produce latent infections that can lead to false negative results in routine diagnostic procedures, since the pathogen can be present at very low numbers under the detection limit of available techniques. A protocol combining different techniques included in the EPPO diagnostic standard for E. amylovora (2013) was designed in o ...