Ramorum Blight of Rhododendron sp. Caused by Phytophthora ramorum Intercepted in Plant Quarantine Inspection in Japan

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Date 2017
Publication Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service Japan. 53: 75-81.
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AbstractA new disease of Rhododendron sp. (cv. Loch Lomond) causing leaf blight was intercepted in a plant quarantine inspection at Tokyo International Post Office in Japan. The isolated fungus was pathogenic to the original host, and identified as Phytophthora ramorum Werres De Cock & Man in’t Veld, based on the morphology and the phylogenetic analysis of the rDNA-ITS region
Full Citation Sakoda, T.; Goto, H.; Kanno, T.; Hiyama, T.; Hirakawa, T.; Nakanishi, Y.; and Hirata, T. 2017. Ramorum Blight of Rhododendron sp. Caused by Phytophthora ramorum Intercepted in Plant Quarantine Inspection in Japan. Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service Japan. 53: 75-81.