zebra chip (Candidatus Liberibacter spp. ) on potato (Solanum tuberosum ) - 1490010

zebra chip
Candidatus Liberibacter sp.

Host: potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: An emerging disease condition of potato. Devastating in northern Mexico and the southwestern US. The disease is known as "zebra chip" or "papa rayada". It is either produced by a phytoplasma or by the effects of the toxicogenic saliva of the potato/tomato psyllid (Bactericerca cockerelli). Taken near Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico on July 5, 2004
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Image location: near Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, Mexico

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Name: Whitney Cranshaw
Organization: Colorado State University
Country: United States

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