citrus canker


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citrus canker

[′si·trəs ‚kaŋ·kər]
(plant pathology)
A bacterial disease of citrus plants caused by Xanthomonas citri and producing lesions on twigs, foliage, and fruit.
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Soil Application of SAR inducers imidacloprid, thiamethoxam, and acibenzolar-S-Methyl for citrus canker control in young grapefruit trees.
Citrus nematode, citrus gummosis, citrus canker, citrus greening and citrus tristeza virus are commonly prevalent in Pakistan.
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Proceedings of 2nd International Citrus Canker and Huanglongbing Research Workshop, Florida Citrus Mutual, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Researchers have already used genetic science to create trees resistant to citrus canker, another major citrus disease, and have been using similar strategies to test greening resistant trees as well (Allen, 2016).
Effect of temperature and leaf wetness duration on infection of sweet oranges by Asiatic citrus canker. Plant Pathology 55: 657-663.
Citrus canker and some other diseases are causing some of the loss, but citrus greening is overwhelmingly the biggest culprit.
Citrus canker caused by Xanthomonas citri subsp citri is a serious disease reducing the external quality of citrus fruits.
The high-quality tangerines they bear support a premium price that helps farmers defend against serious threats from citrus canker and greening.
He highlighted that incidence of citrus canker in Sargodha has declined from 45% to 20% as compared to previous year because of timely measures by the government.