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Citrus Canker In-Depth

I. Economic Hosts: Cultivated species of Rutaceae, primarily Citrus spp, Fortunella spp, and Poncirus spp.

II. Pathogens: Xanthomonas citri ex Hasse (syn = X. campestris pv. citri Dye pathotype A, X. aurantifolii pv. citri pathotype A) and X. campestris pv. aurantifolii Gabriel (syn = X. campestris pv. citri Dye pathotypes B and C, X. aurantifolii pv. aurantifolii pathotypes B and C).

III. Disease: Citrus canker (including Asiatic citrus canker or cancrosis A, false citrus canker or cancrosis B and Mexican lime cancrosis or cancrosis C).

IV. Symptoms and Signs

V. Isolation

VI. Identification

VII. Pathogenicity

VIII. Storage of Organism

IX. Reported Host Range

X. Geographical Range and Spread

XI. Suggested Taxonomic Keys

XII. References

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