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First report in Ghana of Xanthomonas citri pv. mangiferaeindicae causing mango bacterial canker on Mangifera indica

Pruvost, Olivier; Boyer, Claudine; Vital, Karine; Gagnevin, Lionel; De Bruno Austin, L.; Rey, Jean-Yves;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: France
Bacterial canker of mango (or bacterial black spot), caused by Xanthomonas citri pv. mangiferaeindicae, is an economically important disease in tropical and subtropical producing areas (1). X. citri pv. mangiferaeindicae can cause severe infection in a wide range of mango cultivars and induces raised, angular, black leaf lesions, sometimes with a chlorotic halo. Several months after infection, leaf lesions dry and turn light brown or ash gray. Severe leaf infection may result in abscission. Fruit symptoms appear as small water-soaked spots on the lenticels. These spots later become star shaped, erumpent, and exude an infectious gum. Often, a "tear stain" infecti...
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free text keywords: H20 - Maladies des plantes, Mangifera indica, Xanthomonas campestris citri, Étiologie,,,,,,
Agricultural and Food Sciences
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