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Common Name

Basal stem rot

Scientific Name

Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum; previously, Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora, and Erwinia aroideae. Other bacteria species may also be present in the soft rots.

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Photo 3 Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries, DAF Collection, Queensland, Australia.

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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