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Cassava bacterial blight (173) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Cassava bacterial blight

Scientific Name

Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis. Previously, it was known as Xanthomonas. campestris pv. manihotis, and in Palau is it recorded as Bacterium robici, a much older name.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information (and Photo 3) CABI (2013) Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis Crop Protection Compendium. (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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