bacterial spot

bacterial spot

[bak′tir·ē·əl ′spät]
(plant pathology)
Any bacterial disease of plants marked by spotting of the infected part.
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Abbasi PA and G Lazarovits Effect of acidic electrolyzed water on the viability of bacterial and fungal plant pathogens and on bacterial spot disease of tomato.
Regalia can be used alone, in rotation or in tank mixed with most commercially available fungicides to control a broad spectrum of bacterial and fungal diseases, such as powdery mildew, downy mildew, Botrytis, bacterial spot and bacterial canker.
She and her colleagues are finding that salmonella grows more abundantly if a plant is already infected by Xanthomonas campestris pathovar vesicatotoria, which causes bacterial spot disease on peppers and tomatoes.
Notably, Salmonella benefits even if the bacterial spot pathogen is at very low levels--so low that the plant doesn't have the disease or any visible symptoms of it.
Jeff Jones, respected industry expert and plant pathologist at the University of Florida, stated, "We conclusively demonstrated in greenhouse and field tests that applications of AgriPhage outperformed the standard bactericides in controlling bacterial spot of tomato and furthermore resulted in significantly greater fruit yields than the untreated control and the copper-treated plants.
This unique cross is tolerant of major plum diseases--like bacterial spot, bacterial canker, and plum leaf scald--that limit an orchard's life-span in the Southeast.
It is the only biological disease control product that is an effective alternative to coppers for bacterial diseases, such as bacterial spot and fire blight and to synthetic chemicals for fungal diseases such as powdery mildews and Botrytis gray mold.
All three varieties have moderate resistance to bacterial spot, with Sureprince being the most resistant.
In studies notable for the employment of phage host-range mutants, phage therapy has also been employed against bacterial blight of geraniums and bacterial spot of tomatoes, both caused by pathovars of Xanthomonas campestris.
Look in almost any peach orchard in the Southeast, she says, and you'll find a potential home for bacterial spot disease.
AgraQuest's Serenade is a natural fungicide containing a strain of Bacillus subtilis that has been proven to control many plant pathogens, including bacterial spot on many fruits and vegetables, such as tomatoes.
Serenade is a natural fungicide containing a strain of Bacillus subtilis that has shown to control many plant pathogens including Botrytis gray mold, bunch rot and sour rot in grapes, powdery mildew and fire blight in apples, and early and late blight, powdery mildew and bacterial spot on many fruits and vegetables.