Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Clavibacter michiganensis

Clavibacter michiganensis (Smith) Davis ao, 1964

on Lycopersicon, Solanum

parasite

Bacterial colonies in the xylem block the opwards stream of sap, causing parts of the plant to wither and die.

host plants

Solanaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Lycopersicon esculentum; Solanum nigrum, triflorum.

synonyms

Corynebacterium michiganense.

notes

According to Li ao this taxon rather is a complex of (sub)species, parasitising on a range of species, like wheat, pepper, maize, etc.

references

EPPPO Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests (2020), Li, Tambong, Yuan, ao (2018a).

Last modified 8.v.2020