Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Erwinia herbicola

Erwinia herbicola (Lohnis) Dye

bacterial pocket

on Beta, Gypsophila


Tumors of the roots, deeply divided in many small units; each one with necrotic centre.

host plants

Amaranthaceae, Caryophyllaceae, polyphagous

Beta vulgaris; Gypsophila paniculata.


Xanthomonas beticola (Smith, Brown & Townsend) Săvulescu.


Buhr (1964a), Burr, Katz, Abawi & Crosier (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Roskam (2019a).

Last modified 20.iii.2020