Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni (X. campestris pv. pruni) found in peach orchards in Lazio (IT)
Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni (Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni - EPPO A2 quarantine pest) is reported for the first time from peach orchards in Lazio, Italy. Symptoms were first noticed in July 1993, and the causal agent was identified by means of biochemical and pathogenicity tests. Peach cultivars Elegant Lady and Lizbeth were found particularly susceptible to X. arboricola pv. pruni.
Scortichini, M. (1994) [Appearance of Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni in peach orchards in Latium].
Rivista di Frutticoltura e di Ortofloricoltura, 56(10), 67-68