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Bacterial Soft Rot

  • Ervin H. Barnes

Abstract

Bacterial soft rots are best known as diseases of fleshy plant structures such as potato tubers, fruits, and flower bulbs. They are also diseases of stems and flowers and other above-ground parts. Perhaps no other group of related diseases causes more damage to vegetables. Soft rots attack a large number of plants. They strike in the fields, in storehouses, in the marketplaces, and in homes throughout the world.

Keywords

Inoculum Potential Germ Theory Pectolytic Enzyme Gentian Violet Pectobacterium Carotovorus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ervin H. Barnes
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  1. 1.Michigan State UniversityUSA

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