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Serratia marcescens

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Serratia marcescens

Summary

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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Serratia marcescens
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Bacteria
  •   Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •     Class: Gammaproteobacteria
  •       Order: Enterobacteriales
  •         Family: Enterobacteriaceae

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Larvae infected by Serratia marcescens.|Larvae of Orthaga euadrusalis infected by S. marcescens.
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CaptionLarvae infected by Serratia marcescens.|Larvae of Orthaga euadrusalis infected by S. marcescens.
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Larvae infected by Serratia marcescens.|Larvae of Orthaga euadrusalis infected by S. marcescens.
Infected larvaeLarvae infected by Serratia marcescens.|Larvae of Orthaga euadrusalis infected by S. marcescens.P.L. Tandon

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Serratia marcescens Bizio 1823

Other Scientific Names

  • Erwinia alfalfae
  • Erwinia amylovora var. alfalfae Shinde & Lukezic 1974

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Epiphyt: Rebe

EPPO code

  • SERRMA (Serratia marcescens)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Bacteria
  •     Phylum: Proteobacteria
  •         Class: Gammaproteobacteria
  •             Order: Enterobacteriales
  •                 Family: Enterobacteriaceae
  •                     Genus: Serratia
  •                         Species: Serratia marcescens

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: 30 Jun 2021

References

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Bizio B, 1823. Lettera di Bartolomeo Bizio al chiarissimo canonico Angelo Bellani sopra il fenomeno della polenta porporina. Biblioteca Italiana o sia Giornale di Letteratura, Scienze e Arti (Anno VIII), 30:275-295.

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

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Gillis A; Rodríguez M; Santana MA, 2014. Serratia marcescens associated with bell pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) soft-rot disease under greenhouse conditions. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 138(1):1-8. http://rd.springer.com/journal/10658

Ignatov AN; Khodykina MV; Polityko VA; Sukhacheva MV, 2016. First report of Serratia marcescens causing yellow wilt disease on sunflower in Russia. New Disease Reports, 33:8. http://www.ndrs.org.uk/pdfs/033/NDR_033008.pdf

Sikora EJ; Bruton BD; Wayadande AC; Fletcher J, 2012. First report of the cucurbit yellow vine disease caused by Serratia marcescens in watermelon and yellow squash in Alabama. Plant Disease, 96(5):761. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis

Distribution References

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

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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

EPPO, 2021. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

Ignatov A N, Khodykina M V, Polityko V A, Sukhacheva M V, 2016. First report of Serratia marcescens causing yellow wilt disease on sunflower in Russia. New Disease Reports. 8. http://www.ndrs.org.uk/pdfs/033/NDR_033008.pdf

Schappe T, Ritchie D F, Thiessen L D, 2020. First report of Serratia marcescens causing a leaf spot disease on industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa). Plant Disease. 104 (4), 1248-1249. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-04-19-0782-PDN

Sikora E J, Bruton B D, Wayadande A C, Fletcher J, 2012. First report of the cucurbit yellow vine disease caused by Serratia marcescens in watermelon and yellow squash in Alabama. Plant Disease. 96 (5), 761. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-11-0739-PDN

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