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Leafhopper—natural vector of citrus stubborn disease?

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G. H. Kaloostian
G. N. Oldfield
H. D. Pierce
E. C. Calavan
A. L. Granett
G. L. Rana
D. J. Gumpf

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California Agriculture 29(2):14-15.

Published February 01, 1975

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The citrus stubborn disease organism, Spiroplasma citri, has been transmitted from citrus to periwinkle plants by a leafhopper, Scaphytopius nitridus, which breeds on citrus in southern California. This is the first report of transmission of the stubborn disease organism by in-sects that acquired the organism by feeding on diseased citrus plants.

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Leafhopper—natural vector of citrus stubborn disease?

G. H. Kaloostian, G. N. Oldfield, H. D. Pierce, E. C. Calavan, A. L. Granett, G. L. Rana, D. J. Gumpf
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Leafhopper—natural vector of citrus stubborn disease?

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Authors

G. H. Kaloostian
G. N. Oldfield
H. D. Pierce
E. C. Calavan
A. L. Granett
G. L. Rana
D. J. Gumpf

Publication Information

California Agriculture 29(2):14-15.

Published February 01, 1975

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The citrus stubborn disease organism, Spiroplasma citri, has been transmitted from citrus to periwinkle plants by a leafhopper, Scaphytopius nitridus, which breeds on citrus in southern California. This is the first report of transmission of the stubborn disease organism by in-sects that acquired the organism by feeding on diseased citrus plants.

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