Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa ) on American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis ) - 4822045

Pierce's disease
Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al. 1987

Host: American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis L.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: Fastidious xylem-inhabiting bacterium which occludes vascular tissue as it develops in the host. Symptoms characteristically develop from bottom of the tree upward and inside of crown outward. Older leaves will have a "scorched" curled appearance while younger leaves at branch tips will appear healthy.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Edward L. Barnard
Organization: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, May 23, 2001
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