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Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans
(blister spot of apple)

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Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans (blister spot of apple)

Summary

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  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans
  • Preferred Common Name
  • blister spot of apple
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Bacteria
  •   Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •     Class: Gammaproteobacteria
  •       Order: Pseudomonadales
  •         Family: Pseudomonadaceae

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Shiny, raised blister spot lesions on Mutsu apple.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionShiny, raised blister spot lesions on Mutsu apple.
CopyrightW.G. Bonn
Shiny, raised blister spot lesions on Mutsu apple.
SymptomsShiny, raised blister spot lesions on Mutsu apple. W.G. Bonn
Expanded blister spot lesions on mature Cortland apple.
TitleSymptoms
CaptionExpanded blister spot lesions on mature Cortland apple.
Copyright©Alan L. Jones
Expanded blister spot lesions on mature Cortland apple.
SymptomsExpanded blister spot lesions on mature Cortland apple.©Alan L. Jones

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans (Rose 1917) Dhanvantari 1977

Preferred Common Name

  • blister spot of apple

Other Scientific Names

  • Bacterium papulans (Rose) Elliott 1930
  • Chlorobacter papulans (Rose) Patel & Kulkarni 1959
  • Phytomonas papulans (Rose) Bergey et al. 1930
  • Phytomonas syringae var. papulans (Rose) Smith 1944
  • Pseudomonas papulans Rose 1917
  • Pseudomonas syringae var. papulans (Rose) Smith 1944

International Common Names

  • English: bark blister; blister spot of pome fruit; canker
  • Spanish: bacteriosis de las frutas de pepitas; bacteriosis de las yemas florales

EPPO code

  • PSDMPA (Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Europe

ItalyPresentBradbury (1986)
United KingdomPresentBradbury (1986)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-OntarioPresentBradbury (1986)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-ArkansasPresentBradbury (1986)
-IllinoisPresentBradbury (1986)
-IndianaPresentBradbury (1986)
-MichiganPresentBradbury (1986)
-MissouriPresentBradbury (1986)
-New YorkPresentBradbury (1986)
-PennsylvaniaPresentBradbury (1986)

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / lesions: black or brown
Leaves / necrotic areas
Stems / canker on woody stem

References

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Bedford KE; MacNeill BH; Bonn WG; Dirks VA, 1988. Population dynamics of Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans on Mutsu apple. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 10(1):23-29

Bonn WG, 1989. Occurrence of Pseudomonas syringae pv. papulans in budwood of 'mutsu' apple. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria. Hungary, Budapest.

Bradbury JF, 1986. Guide to Plant Pathogenic Bacteria. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Bultitude J, 1983. Apples. A guide to the identification of international varieties. London, UK: McMillan Press.

Dhanvantari BN, 1977. A taxonomic study of Pseudomonas papulans Rose 1917. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 20(4):557-561

Distribution References

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

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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