Achlya klebsiana

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Achlya klebsiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromalveolata
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Saprolegniales
Family: Saprolegniaceae
Genus: Achlya
Species: A. klebsiana
Binomial name
Achlya klebsiana

Pieters, (1915)

Achlya klebsiana is a plant pathogen. Studies say that this fungi potentially poses threats against fish in the Nile.[1]


  1. ^ Osman, A (January 2010). "Genotoxicity of two pathogenic strains of zoosporic fungi (Achlya klebsiana and Aphanomyces laevis) on erythrocytes of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus.". Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 73 (1): 24–31. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2009.08.021. PMID 19811832. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Webster, R.K.; Hall, D.H.; Heeres, Jacob; Wick, C.M.; Brandon, D.M. (January 15, 1970). "Achyla klebsiana and Pythium species as Primary Causes of Seed Rot and Seedling Disease of Rice in California". Phytopathology 60 (6): 964-968. 
  • Hu, Xue-Gang; Liu, Lei; Chi, Cheng; Hu, Kun; Yang, Xian-Le; Wang, Gao-Xue (1 October 2013). "In Vitro Screening of Chinese Medicinal Plants for Antifungal Activity against Saprolegnia sp. and Achlya klebsiana". North American Journal of Aquaculture 75 (4): 468-473. doi:10.1080/15222055.2013.808298. 

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