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dc.contributor.authorPalacio-Bielsa, Ana
dc.contributor.authorRoselló, Montserrat
dc.contributor.authorLlop, Pablo
dc.contributor.authorLópez, María M.
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-01T10:09:47Z
dc.date.available2017-06-01T10:09:47Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.citationPalacio-Bielsa, A., Rosello, M., Llop, P. & Lopez, M. M. (2012). Erwinia spp. from pome fruit trees: similarities and differences among pathogenic and non-pathogenic species. Trees-Structure and Function, 26(1), 13-29.
dc.identifier.issn0931-1890
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/4289
dc.description.abstractThe number of described pathogenic and nonpathogenic Erwinia species associated with pome fruit trees, especially pear trees, has increased in recent years, but updated comparative information about their similarities and differences is scarce. The causal agent of the fire blight disease of rosaceous plants, Erwinia amylovora, is the most studied species of this genus. Recently described species that are pathogenic to pear trees include Erwinia pyrifoliae in Korea and Japan, Erwinia spp. in Japan, and Erwinia piriflorinigrans in Spain. E. pyrifoliae causes symptoms that are indistinguishable from those of fire blight in Asian pear trees, Erwinia spp. from Japan cause black lesions on several cultivars of pear trees, and E. piriflorinigrans causes necrosis of only pear blossoms. All these novel species share some phenotypic and genetic characteristics with E. amylovora. Non-pathogenic Erwinia species are Erwinia billingiae and Erwinia tasmaniensis that have also been described on pome fruits; however, less information is available on these species. We present an updated review on the phenotypic and molecular characteristics, habitat, pathogenicity, and epidemiology of E. amylovora, E. pyrifoliae, Erwinia spp. from Japan, E. piriflorinigrans, E. billingiae, and E. tasmaniensis. In addition, the interaction of these species with pome fruit trees is discussed.
dc.language.isoen
dc.titleErwinia spp. from pome fruit trees: similarities and differences among pathogenic and non-pathogenic species
dc.typearticle
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Carretera CV-315, Km. 10’7, 46113 Moncada (Valencia), Españaes
dc.date.issuedFreeFormFEB 2012
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Protección Vegetal y Biotecnología
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s00468-011-0644-9
dc.journal.issueNumber1
dc.journal.titleTrees-Structure and Function
dc.journal.volumeNumber26
dc.page.final29
dc.page.initial13
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccess
dc.source.typeImpreso


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