Pseudomonas solanacearum on potatoes in India
In Tamil Nadu, India, potato tubers were found to be penetrated by the weed Cyperus bulbosus providing Pseudomonas solanacearum (EPPO A2 organism) a point of entry to infect the tubers. Up to 100 % of the weed penetrated tubers developed brown rot disease.
Mohan. L. ; Lakshmanan, P. (1988) A new predisposing factor for Pseudomonas solanacearum causing brown rot disease of potato.
In : Advances in research on plant pathogenic bacteria. Based on the proceedings of the National Symposium on Phytobacteriology held at the University of Madras, March, 14-15, 1986 (edited by Gnanamanickam, S.S. ; Mahadevan, A.). New Delhi, Today & Tomorrows Printers & Publishers (1988), 73-82