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Title: Bacterial Spot (Xanthomonas cucurbitae) of cucurbits: A review
Other Titles: NBU Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol.9, No.1 (March 2015) p 33-39
Authors: Jarial, Kumud
Jarial, Rajendar Singh
Gupta, Satish Kumar
Keywords: Cucurbitaceae
Xanthomonas cucurbitae
Xanthomonas campestris
Issue Date: Mar-2015
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: The Cucurbitaceae also known as cucurbits, are a plant family, sometimes called the ground family, consists of around a hundred genera most of which are edible. The Cucurbitaceae family ranks among the highest of plant families for number and percentage of species used as human food. Cucumber, pumpkin, different types of gourds, melons, squash and zucchini are among the important edible plants of the family. The cultivation of these cucurbits is hampered by the attack of many pathogens and insects, out of which Xanthomonas cucurbitae (Bryan) Dowson (Syn.: Xanthomonas campestris pv. cucurbitae) causing bacterial spot is emerging as an important pathogen leading to huge crop losses especially to pumpkin, winter squash and bottle gourd.
URI: http://ir.nbu.ac.in/handle/123456789/4512
ISSN: 0974-6927
Appears in Collections:NBU Journal of Plant Sciences, Vol.9, No.1 (March 2015)

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