Phytophthora iranica

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

Phytophthora iranica is a plant pathogen that infects the roots of Myrtle. It was discovered in a commercial nursery in Sardinia, Italy.[1]

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  1. ^ Belisatio A., Magnano Di San Lio G., Pane A., Cacciola S. O. (1993). "Phytophthora iranica, a new root pathogen of myrtle from Italy". Plant disease. 77 (10): 1050–1055. doi:10.1094/pd-77-1050.  ISSN 0191-2917