pathovar


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pathovar

[′path·ə‚vär]
(microbiology)
A pathological variant of a nonpathological bacterial species. Abbreviated pv.
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We showed that the host range of the blight pathogen is broader than the host range of the pepper spot pathovar," says Bull.
Citrus canker is a highly contagious disease caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas axonopodis pathovar citri.
The SopE1 gene was detected in both isolates, and the avrA gene was not detected, which is consistent with an invasive pathovar of S.