EPPO Global Database

Erwinia chrysanthemi(ERWICH)

Code created in: 2002-11-09

Basic information
  • Preferred name: Erwinia chrysanthemi
  • Authority: Burkholder, McFadden & Dimock


Erwinia chrysanthemi is a dated name for a disease that is currently considered to consist of several distinct species in the genera Dickeya and Musicola. As information was attached to this name in the database, the code ERWICH has not been deactivated for the moment, as past data needs to be re-assessed to see if it can be reattributed to other species, in particular to Dickyea chrysanthemi which is a quarantine pest in some countries

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pectobacterium chrysanthemi (Burkholder, McFadden & Dimock) Brenner

Common names
Name Language
bacterial wilt of ornamentals English