Rathayibacter tritici

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Rathayibacter tritici
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Micrococcineae
Family: Microbacteriaceae
Genus: Rathayibacter
Binomial name
Rathayibacter rathayi
(Carlson and Vidaver 1982)
Zgurskaya et al. 1993
Synonyms

Clavibacter tritici (Carlson and Vidaver 1982) Davis et al. 1984
Pseudomonas tritici Hutchinson 1917
Corynebacterium tritici (Hutchinson 1917) Burkholder 1948
Corynebacterium tritici (ex Hutchinson 1917) Carlson and Vidaver 1982

Rathayibacter tritici is a Gram-positive soil bacterium. It is a plant pathogen and causes spike blight in wheat.