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'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris'(PHYPAS)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYPAS
  • Preferred name: 'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris'
  • Authority: Lee, Gundersen-Rindal, Davis, Bottner, Marcone & Seemüller

Other scientific names
Name Authority
'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris'
Aster yellows phytoplasma
European aster yellows phytoplasma
Hydrangea virescence phytoplasma
Maize bushy stunt phytoplasma
Maryland aster yellows phytoplasma
Mulberry dwarf phytoplasma
Olive witches' broom phytoplasma
Phytoplasma asteris Lee, Gundersen-Rindal, Davis, Bottner, Marcone & Seemüller

Common names
Name Language
Aster yellows English
AY English
jaunisse de l'aster French
Kingdom Bacteria ( 1BACTK )
Phylum Tenericutes ( 1TENEP )
Class Mollicutes ( 1MOLLC )
Order Acholeplasmatales ( 1ACHOO )
Family Acholeplasmataceae ( 1ACHOF )
Genus Phytoplasma ( 1PHYPG )
Species 'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris' ( PHYPAS )

Notes from the curator

16Sr group: I