2009), who found a reduction in the development of bacterial spot
of tomato plant caused by Xanthomonas spp.
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.
Stall RE, Jeffrey BJ and VM Gerald Durability of resistance in tomato and pepper to Xanthomonads causing bacterial spot.
Among the major constraints, bacterial blight and bacterial spot
caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv.
A bacterial spot
of cabbage caused by Pseudomnas cichorii.
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.
ha every 7 to 10 d was as effective at reducing the severity of bacterial spot
[caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv.
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.
All three varieties have moderate resistance to bacterial spot
, with Sureprince being the most resistant.
Look in almost any peach orchard in the Southeast, she says, and you'll find a potential home for bacterial spot