Phytophthora syringae

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Phytophthora syringae
Scientific classification e
Phylum: Heterokontophyta
Class: Oomycota
Order: Peronosporales
Family: Peronosporaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. syringae
Binomial name
Phytophthora syringae
(Kleb.) Kleb., (1909)
  • Nozemia syringae (Kleb.) Pethybr., (1913)
  • Phloeophthora syringae Kleb., (1906)

Phytophthora syringae is an oomycete plant pathogen known to infect nursery plants, particularly apple and pear trees.[1] It infects plants through wounded areas and is most pathogenic during cold, wet weather.

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  1. ^ Laywisadkul, S. , Fuchigami, L.H. , Scagel, C.F. , Linderman, R.G. Tree Growth Stage and Environment After Pathogen Inoculation Alters Susceptibility of Pear Trees to Phytophthora Canker. Open Horticulture Journal v3 (2010).