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First Report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ in Carrot in Mainland Spain

Citation
Alfaro-Fernández et al. (2012). Plant Disease 96 (4)
Names
“Liberibacter solanacearum”
Abstract
In the summer of 2008, symptoms of leaf curling with yellow, bronze, and purple discoloration, twisting of petioles, stunting of shoots and tap roots, and proliferation of secondary roots were observed in 18 commercial carrot (Daucus carota L.) fields (~62 ha) severely infested with psyllids (mainly Bactericera sp.) from 52 fields (297 ha) located in Alicante and Albacete provinces of Spain. Incidence of symptomatic plants was variable among fields. Similar symptoms were observed in 2009, 2010,

‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Associated with Bactericera trigonica-Affected Carrots in the Canary Islands

Citation
Alfaro-Fernández et al. (2012). Plant Disease 96 (4)
Names
“Liberibacter solanacearum”
Abstract
In 2009 and 2010, commercial carrot (Daucus carota L.) fields located in Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) showed symptoms of curling, yellow, bronze, and purple discoloration of leaves, stunting of shoots and tap roots, and proliferation of secondary roots. A large population of the psyllid Bactericera trigonica was noted in those fields. Similar symptoms were reported previously in carrot-production areas of the Canary Islands and mainland Spain that were associated with stolbur and aster yell

Multilocus microsatellite analysis of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' associated with citrus Huanglongbing worldwide

Citation
Islam et al. (2012). BMC Microbiology 12 (1)
Names
Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus
Abstract
Abstract Background Huanglongbing (HLB) is one of the most destructive citrus diseases in the world. The disease is associated with the presence of a fastidious, phloem-limited α- proteobacterium, 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus', 'Ca. Liberibacter africanus' or 'Ca. Liberibacter americanus'. HLB-associated Liberibacters have spread to North America and South America in recent years. While the causal agents of HLB have been putatively identified, information