Peter Griffin posted in bacterium • disease • kiwifruit • PSA • Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae • Zespri on November 22nd, 2010.
Both local and national eyes are closely trained on kiwifruit orchards in New Zealand, with the news that some have been infected by Pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae (PSA), a vine-killing disease. The disease is caused by a bacterium (PSA) which can be spread through the air and on equipment. Fears have arisen that the infection [...]
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