[Bacterial leaf blight affecting Syngonium podophyllum in Argentina]

Rev Argent Microbiol. Jul-Sep 1994;26(3):133-8.
[Article in Spanish]


Bacterial leaf blight of Syngonium podophyllum caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. syngonii is recorded for the first time in Argentina. The first symptom of the disease was an interveinal watersoaking of leaves, the tissues became chlorotic and finally necrotic over areas of about 4 cm. The identification of the causal microorganism was based on disease symptoms, morphological, physiological and biochemical characteristics and pathogenicity test.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Argentina
  • Plant Diseases / microbiology*
  • Xanthomonas campestris / isolation & purification*
  • Xanthomonas campestris / metabolism
  • Xanthomonas campestris / pathogenicity
  • Xanthomonas campestris / ultrastructure