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Erwinia rhapontici(ERWIRH)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: ERWIRH
  • Preferred name: Erwinia rhapontici
  • Authority: (Millard) Burkholder

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Erwinia carotovora var. rhapontici (Millard) Dye
Pectobacterium rhapontici (Millard) Patel & Kulkarni
Phytomonas rhapontica Millard

Common names
Name Language
Wurzelhalsfäule: Rhabarber German
crown rot of rhubarb English
pink grain of cereals English
pink seed of wheat English
granos rosados del trigo Spanish
graines roses du blé French
Kingdom Bacteria ( 1BACTK )
Phylum Proteobacteria ( 1PROBP )
Class Gammaproteobacteria ( 1GAMBC )
Order Enterobacterales ( 1ENTEO )
Family Erwiniaceae ( 1ERWIF )
Genus Erwinia ( 1ERWIG )
Species Erwinia rhapontici ( ERWIRH )