Erwinia carotovora extracellular proteases : characterization and role in soft rot

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Kyöstiö, Sirkka R. M. (1990)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: Bacterial soft rot of potato. | LD5655.V856 1990.K967
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

<p><u>Erwinia carotovora</u> subsp. <u>carotovora</u> (Ecc) strain EC14, a Gram-negative bacterium, causes soft rot on several crops, including potato. Maceration of potato tuber tissue is caused by secreted pectolytic enzymes. Other cell-degrading enzymes may ... View more
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