Phytophthora katsurae

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Phytophthora katsurae
Scientific classification e
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycota
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Peronosporaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. katsurae
Binomial name
Phytophthora katsurae
W.H. Ko & H.S. Chang, (1979)

Phytophthora katsurae is a plant pathogen. It was first isolated from chestnut (Castanea) trees in Japan.[1] It has also been reported from Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Australia[1] and Korea.[2]


  1. ^ a b Phytophthora katsurae. Crop Knowledge Master.
  2. ^ Oh, E., et al. "First Report of Chestnut Ink Disease by Phytophthora katsurae on Chestnut in Korea". Plant Disease. Volume 92, Number 2, Page 312, doi:10.1094/PDIS-92-2-0312A. February 2008.

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