First report of corn stalk rot caused by Dickeya zeae on sweet corn in Shanghai, China

  • Yuan Guan
  • Wen Chen
  • Yuxin Wu
  • Yingxiong Hu
  • Hui Wang
  • Zhen HeEmail author
  • Hongjian ZhengEmail author
Disease Note


Dickeya zeae Sweet corn Corn stalk rot China 



This work was supported by Agriculture Research System of Shanghai, China (Grant No. 201710) and the Financial Grant for CIMMYT—China Specialty Maize Research Center.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CIMMYT-China Specialty Maize Research Center, Crop Breeding and Cultivation Research InstituteShanghai Academy of Agricultural SciencesShanghaiPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Horticulture and Plant ProtectionYangzhou UniversityYangzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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