Image Number: 1440022

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Symptoms
Description:
Wildfire is caused by a strain of the same bacterium that causes angular leaf spot. The wildfire strain produces a toxin in which causes conspicuous chlorotic halos to develop around infection sites. Most burley varieties are resistant to wildfire.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Monera
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Subject: Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci (Wolf & Foster 1917) Young et al. 1978

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (burley type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Monday, May 16, 2011