Phytophthora psychrophila

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Phytophthora psychrophila
Scientific classification
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. psychrophila
Binomial name
Phytophthora psychrophila
Jung et al., (2002)

Phytophthora psychrophila is a semi-papillate plant pathogen that mainly infects European oak.[1] It differs from other species of the genus (like P. ilicis) by its sympodially branched primary hyphae, the high variation in size and shape of the sporangia and shorter pedicels.


  1. ^ Jung, Thomas; Hansen, Everett M.; Winton, Lori; Oswald, Wolfgang; Delatour, Claude (2002). "Three new species of Phytophthora from European oak forests". Mycological Research. 106 (4): 397–411. doi:10.1017/S0953756202005622. ISSN 0953-7562. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Balci, Y.; Balci, S.; Eggers, J.; MacDonald, W. L.; Juzwik, J.; Long, R. P.; Gottschalk, K. W. (2007). "Phytophthoraspp. Associated with Forest Soils in Eastern and North-Central U.S. Oak Ecosystems". Plant Disease. 91 (6): 705–710. doi:10.1094/PDIS-91-6-0705. ISSN 0191-2917. 
  • Pérez-Sierra, A.; López-García, C.; León, M.; García-Jiménez, J.; Abad-Campos, P.; Jung, T.; Belbahri, L. (2013). "Previously unrecorded low-temperaturePhytophthoraspecies associated withQuercusdecline in a Mediterranean forest in eastern Spain". Forest Pathology. 43: 331–339. doi:10.1111/efp.12037. ISSN 1437-4781. 
  • Lamour, Kurt. (2013). Phytophthora : a global perspective. Cambridge, MA: CAB International. ISBN 978-1-78064-093-8. 

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