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Bacterial Wilt of Cucumber

  • Ervin H. Barnes

Abstract

Wilting is the outward expression of bacterial wilt of cucumber and related plants in the Cucurbitaceae, the cucumber family. This includes squash, pumpkins, gourds, muskmelons, and wild cucumbers. Watermelon, another relative, is relatively resistant. The causal organism is Erwinia tracheiphila.

Keywords

Causal Organism Bacterial Wilt Wilt Disease Cucumber Plant Related Plant 
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Suggested Reading

  1. Burkholder, W. H., “Some Observations on Erwinia tracheiphila, the Causal Agent of the Cucurbit Wilt.” Phytopathology, Vol. 50 (February, 1960), pp. 179–180.Google Scholar
  2. Leach, J. G., “Observations on Cucumber Beetles as Vectors of Cucurbit Wilt.” Phytopathology, Vol. 54 (May, 1964), pp. 606–607.Google Scholar
  3. Rand, F. V., and Cash, L. C, “Some Insect Relations of Bacillus tracheiphilus. Erw. Sm.Phytopathology, Vol. 10 (March, 1926), pp. 133–140.Google Scholar

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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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