bacterial blight

bacterial blight

[bak′tir·ē·əl ′blīt]
(plant pathology)
Any blight disease of plants caused by bacteria, including common bacterial blight, halo blight, and fuscous blight.
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Bacterial blight can lead to complete crop loss, while pepper spot disease does not.
Used in tank mixes, in program rotations and as a stand-alone product, Regalia Maxx is proven to control diseases such as powdery mildew, botrytis bunch rot and gray mold, bacterial blight, and septoria leaf spot.
Unwrapping some of the mystery from how plants and bacteria communicate in this dance of immunity, scientists at the University of California, Davis, have identified the bacterial signaling molecule that matches up with a specific receptor in rice plants to ward off a devastating disease known as bacterial blight of rice.
Then, within a decade, disaster struck when a bacterial blight killed the sponges, decimating the industry.
If spots look greasy, the problem is probably bacterial blight.
Research also found that inoculating seed with a bacterial biopesticide is a low-cost method for protecting plants from bacterial blight -- the number one disease problem.
Also in the works is new black bean germplasm with heat and drought tolerance and resistance to common bacterial blight, a seedborne disease--spread by splashed water--that mainly attacks the plant's leaves and pods.
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.
Symptoms of southern wilt in geraniums are similar to those associated with bacterial blight (caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv.
For years, Pastor-Corrales and his predecessors have collaborated with scientists at the University of Nebraska, North Dakota State University, Michigan State University, and elsewhere to increase bean resistance to bean common mosaic (BCM), bean common mosaic necrosis (BCMN), bean golden mosaic, anthracnose, common bacterial blight, and common bean rust (caused by the rust fungus Uromyces appendiculatus).
It's also moderately resistant to common bacterial blight.
We are collaborating with researchers at Zamorano, a Pan-American School for Agriculture in Honduras, to develop bean varieties resistant to common bacterial blight," says Smith.