Phytophthora citricola

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Phytophthora citricola
Scientific classification edit
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycota
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Peronosporaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
P. citricola
Binomial name
Phytophthora citricola
Sawada, (1927)[1]
  • Phytophthora cactorum var. applanata Chester, (1932)

Phytophthora citricola is a plant pathogen. It was first described by Kaneyoshi (Kenkichi) Sawada in 1927 when it was isolated from orange trees in present-day Taiwan. It has since been found causing disease on a wide variety of plants.

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  1. ^ Sawada, K. 1927. Descriptive catalogue of the Formosan fungi III. Report of the Department of Agriculture Government Research Institute of Formosa. 27:1-62

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