Section 3
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Reclassification of the causal agents of bacterial blight (Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzae) and bacterial leaf streak (Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzicola) of rice as pathovars of Xanthomonas oryzae (ex Ishiyama 1922) sp. nov., nom. rev

Swings, J.; Mooter, M. van den; Vauterin, L.; Hoste, B.; Gillis, M.; Mew, T.W.; Kersters, K.

International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 40(3): 309-311


ISSN/ISBN: 0020-7713
DOI: 10.1099/00207713-40-3-309
Accession: 002203337

On the basis of phenotypic, genotypic and chemotaxonomic data, X. oryzae (ex Ishiyama 1922) sp. nov. nom. rev. is proposed; this species comprises X. oryzae pv. oryzae (Ishiyama 1922) comb. nov. and X. oryzae pv. oryzicola (Fang, Ren, Chen, Chu, Faan, and Wu 1957) comb. nov., the causal agents of bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice, respectively.

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