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Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola
(bacterial: cabbage leaf spot)



Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola (bacterial: cabbage leaf spot)


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  • 25 November 2019
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  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola
  • Preferred Common Name
  • bacterial: cabbage leaf spot
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Bacteria
  •   Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •     Class: Gammaproteobacteria
  •       Order: Pseudomonadales
  •         Family: Pseudomonadaceae
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola (McCulloch 1911) Young et al. 1978

Preferred Common Name

  • bacterial: cabbage leaf spot

Other Scientific Names

  • Bacterium maccullochianum Burgivits 1935
  • Bacterium maculicola McCulloch 1911
  • Bacterium maculicola var. japonicum Takimoto 1931
  • Phytomonas maculicola (McCulloch) Bergey et al. 1923
  • Pseudomonas maculicola (McCulloch) Stevens 1913
  • Pseudomonas maculicola (McCULLOCH) STEVENS

International Common Names

  • Spanish: enfermedad bacteriana de la col; manchas foliares del rabano
  • French: bacteriose du radis; maladie bacterienne du chou

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Blattfleckenkrankheit: Kohl

EPPO code

  • PSDMMC (Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Bacteria
  •     Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •         Class: Gammaproteobacteria
  •             Order: Pseudomonadales
  •                 Family: Pseudomonadaceae
  •                     Genus: Pseudomonas
  •                         Species: Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


AlgeriaPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
MauritiusPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
MozambiquePresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
South AfricaPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
ZimbabwePresentBradbury (1986)


ChinaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-GuangdongPresentBradbury (1986)
-HunanPresentBradbury (1986)
-YunnanPresentBradbury (1986)
GeorgiaPresentBradbury (1986)
JapanPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
North KoreaPresentBradbury (1986)
South KoreaPresentBradbury (1986)
TaiwanPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
TurkeyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


BulgariaPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
CzechoslovakiaPresent, LocalizedBradbury (1986)
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentBradbury (1986)
DenmarkPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
FinlandPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
GermanyPresentBradbury (1986)
ItalyPresentBradbury (1986)
NetherlandsPresent, LocalizedBradbury (1986)
NorwayPresent, Few occurrencesBradbury (1986)
RussiaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-Russia (Europe)Present, LocalizedBradbury (1986)
UkrainePresentBradbury (1986)
United KingdomPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)

North America

BermudaPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
CanadaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-AlbertaPresentBradbury (1986)
-British ColumbiaPresentBradbury (1986)
-OntarioPresentBradbury (1986)
-QuebecPresentBradbury (1986)
CubaPresentBradbury (1986)
El SalvadorPresentBradbury (1986)
Puerto RicoPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
United StatesPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)


AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-New South WalesPresentBradbury (1986)
-QueenslandPresentBradbury (1986)
-South AustraliaPresentBradbury (1986)
-TasmaniaPresentBradbury (1986)
-VictoriaPresentBradbury (1986)
-Western AustraliaPresentBradbury (1986)
FijiPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)
New ZealandPresent, WidespreadBradbury (1986)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI (Undated a)
BrazilPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Sao PauloPresentBradbury (1986)

Distribution References

Bradbury J F, 1986. Guide to plant pathogenic bacteria. Farnham Royal, Slough, UK: CAB International. xviii + 332pp.

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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