Image Number: 4822048

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Symptoms
Description:
Fastidious xylem-inhabiting bacterium which occludes vascular tissue as it develops in the host. Symptomatic tree with crown dieback, premature leaf abcission, chlorotic and "scorched" foliage.
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Monera
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Xanthomonadales
Family: Xanthomonadaceae
Genus: Xylella
Subject: Xylella fastidiosa Wells et al. 1987

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subject: Quercus spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, May 23, 2001
Image last updated:
Friday, April 29, 2011