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- Glenn, D. M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Acta horticulturae 2016 no.1130 pp. 341-344
- bacteria; bacterial canker; bark; cambium; carbon; carbon nitrogen ratio; nitrogen; nitrogen content; orchards; peaches; tree mortality; trees; South Carolina
- ... Peach tree short life (PTSL) is a disease syndrome in the southeastern U.S. characterized by tree death from bacterial canker (Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae). This bacterium produces a syringomycin toxin that kills plant tissue. Gene expression of this toxin is influenced by tissue nitrogen content. Previous studies reported that a high C/N ratio favored bacterial canker development in peach. ...