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'Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni'(PHYPPN)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHYPPN
  • Preferred name: 'Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni'
  • Authority: Davis, Zhao, Dally, Lee, Jomantiene & Douglas

Other scientific names
Name Authority
'Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni'
Peach western X phytoplasma
Peach X disease phytoplasma
Peach yellow leafroll phytoplasma
Phytoplasma pruni
Western X disease phytoplasma

Common names
Name Language
albino disease of cherry English
buckskin of cherry English
leaf-casting yellows of peach English
X disease of peach English
yellow leaf-roll of peach English
enfermedad X del melocotonero Spanish
maladie X du pĂȘcher French
fitoplasmose de prunus Portuguese (PT)
Kingdom Bacteria ( 1BACTK )
Phylum Tenericutes ( 1TENEP )
Class Mollicutes ( 1MOLLC )
Order Acholeplasmatales ( 1ACHOO )
Family Acholeplasmataceae ( 1ACHOF )
Genus Phytoplasma ( 1PHYPG )
Species 'Candidatus Phytoplasma pruni' ( PHYPPN )

Notes from the curator

16Sr group: III