Host Range of Xanthomonas manihotis Starr

Author(s): Ofelia I. Dedal, M.K. Palomar and C.M. Napiere


Xanthomonas manihotis Starr infected four species of euphorbiaceous plants, namely: Manihot glaziovii Muell.- Arg., Manihot esculenta Crantz (variegated ornamental cassava), Euphorbia puicherrima Willd., and Pedilanthus tithymaloides (L.) Poit. The diagnostic character of the disease on the alternate hosts was similar to that on cassava which served as the control.

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