Phytophthora citricola

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Phytophthora citricola
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. citricola
Binomial name
Phytophthora citricola
Sawada, (1927)

Phytophthora cactorum var. applanata Chester, (1932)

Phytophthora citricola is a plant pathogen. It was first described by 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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