from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. a genus of rod-shaped motile bacteria, classed among the Enterobacteriaceae, that may attack plants. Species of Erwinia may also be cultured on artificial growth media.

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  • n. rod-shaped motile bacteria that attack plants


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  • Dickeya, which was previously known as Erwinia chrysanthemi, was first reported in Holland in the early 1970s, with subsequent reports from several European countries.

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  • Species of Erwinia and Pseudomonas cause familiar “soft rot.”

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Of the bacterial diseases, the foul smelling wet rot in the tubers, caused by Erwinia carotovora, is of economic importance.

    Chapter 25

  • Other bacterial diseases, but of less importance, are bacterial stem rot (Erwinia cassavae) and Agrobacterium sp.

    Chapter 11

  • Other storage rots affecting sweet potatoes (and their causal organisms) are Erwinia chrysanthemi

    Chapter 30

  • A bacterial necrosis, first appearing as yellow leaves and stunted growth, is caused by Erwinia amylovora.

    Chapter 8

  • Studies on bacterial wilt of arracacha caused by Erwinia sp.

    Chapter 8

  • It is easily confused with Erwinia bacterial stalk rot.

    Chapter 10

  • Erwinia stalk rot: Causes symptoms similar to Pythium (see fungal stalk rots).

    Chapter 10

  • Erwinia carotovora quorum-sensing signaling molecule.

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