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Abstract

The development of streptomycin-resistant strains of Erwinia amylovora.

Abstract

This chapter describes the mechanisms by which streptomycin resistance of Erwinia amylovora strains can evolve and provides suggestions on how to delay problems with resistance. Genetics of resistance, epidemiology of streptomycin resistance, and resistance management strategies are discussed.