Photo 1. Capsicum with bacterial wilt, Ralstonia solanacearum, showing wilt, leaf fall and dieback, rather than a sudden wilt.
Photo 2. Tomato with bacterial wilt, Ralstonia solanacearum, showing sudden wilt of leaves over entire plant.
Bacterial wilt, bacterial wilt of potato, bacterial wilt of Solanaceous crops
Ralstonia solanacearum. There are a number of races.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information (and Photo 1) from Gerlach WWP (1988) Plant diseases of Western Samoa. Samoan German Crop Protection Project, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) Gmbh, Germany; and information (and Photo 5) Diseases of vegetable crops in Australia (2010) Editors, Denis Persley, Tony Cooke, Susan House. CSIRO Publishing. Photo 3 Anare Caucau, Research Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Fiji. Photo 4 Mike Furlong, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
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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