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Bacterial Crown Rot of Lisianthus Caused by Burkholderia gladioli

Teresa E. Seijo, Robert J. McGovern, Ellen R. Dickstein, Brent K. Harbaugh

20 May 2002

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This is the first report of a bacterial pathogen of lisianthus. The bacterium can be seed-borne and causes a rot of the tap root, crown, and stem, leading to death of plants ranging in age from small seedlings to mature flowering plants.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2002-0520-01-HN

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