Bacterial Blight of Coffee ( Pseudomonas syringae pv. garcae) in Ethiopia

  • Alexander Korobko
  • Eshetu Wondimagegne
Part of the Developments in Plant Pathology book series (DIPP, volume 9)


Bacterial blight has been a very serious problem on coffee in Ethiopia, where the incidence of the disease was estimated at 70–80%. Pathogenic strains were isolated from necrotic leaf spots on coffee. These strains have been studed in various physiological and pathogenicity tests and were similar with Pseudomonas syringae pv. garcae. This is the first report of bacterial blight of coffee in Ethiopia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Korobko
    • 1
  • Eshetu Wondimagegne
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of MicrobiologyVirology of the National Academy of SciencesUkraine
  2. 2.Scientific Phytopathological LaboratoryEthiopia

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