Candidatus Phytoplasma solani

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Candidatus Phytoplasma solani
Candidatus Phytoplasma solani on grape
Candidatus Phytoplasma solani on grape
Scientific classification
Ca. P. solani
Binomial name
Candidatus Phytoplasma solani
Candidatus Phytoplasma solani
Common names
  • Black wood of grapevine
  • Bois noir
  • Maize redness
  • Metabolbur
  • Parastolbur
  • Stolbur of potato
  • Stolbur of tobacco
  • Stolbur of tomato
  • Tree peony yellows disease
Causal agentsCandidatus Phytoplasma solani
HostsVine, maize, potato, tobacco, tomato, tree peony
VectorsHyalesthes obsoletus
DistributionFrance, China

Candidatus Phytoplasma solani, the causal agent of the black wood of grapevine, is a bacterial Phytoplasma species[2] of the 16SrXII group.

The black wood of grapevine disease is classified as part of the grapevine yellows.

Ca. Phytoplasma solani is also associated with the tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa) yellows disease in China.[3]

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  1. ^ "Candidatus Phytoplasma". NCBI taxonomy. Bethesda, MD: National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 15 November 2017. Lineage( full ) cellular organisms; Bacteria; Terrabacteria group; Tenericutes; Mollicutes; Acholeplasmatales; Acholeplasmataceae
  2. ^ 'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani', a novel taxon associated with stolbur- and bois noir-related diseases of plants. Quaglino F, Zhao Y, Casati P, Bulgari D, Bianco PA, Wei W and Davis RE, Int J Syst Evol Microbiol., August 2013, volume 63 (Pt 8), pages 2879-2894, doi:10.1099/ijs.0.044750-0
  3. ^ Identification of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’ Associated with Tree Peony Yellows Disease in China. Ying Gao, Ping-Ping Qiu, Wen-Hao Liu, Wen-Min Su, Shu-Peng Gai, Yuan-Cun Liang and Xiao-Ping Zhu, Journal of Phytopathology, March 2013, Volume 161, Issue 3, pages 197–200, doi:10.1111/jph.12025