Phytophthora inflata

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Phytophthora inflata
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. inflata
Binomial name
Phytophthora inflata
Caros. & Tucker, (1949)

Phytophthora inflata is a plant pathogen. It was first identified in 1949 in Michigan, USA causing a pit canker on elm trees. It was found in the United Kingdom in 1992 in the roots of Sambucus tenuifolium and Lilac (Syringa vulgaris), in 2003 it was found in a UK nursery infecting a Rhododendron ponticum.[1] In the same year it was found in a nursery in Ohio also infecting Rhododendron.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bspp.org.uk/publications/new-disease-reports/ndr.php?id=011002
  2. ^ http://www.fedoa.unina.it/695/

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