Phytophthora syringae

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Phytophthora syringae
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): SAR
Superphylum: Heterokonta
Class: Oomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Pythiales
Family: Pythiaceae
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).