Phytophthora citricola

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Phytophthora citricola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Chromista
Phylum: Oomycota
Class: Oomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Pythiales
Family: Pythiaceae
Genus: Phytophthora
Species: P. citricola
Binomial name
Phytophthora citricola
Sawada, (1927)

Phytophthora cactorum var. applanata Chester, (1932)

Phytophthora citricola is a plant pathogen. It was first described by Sawada in 1927 when it was isolated from orange in present-day Taiwan. It has since been found causing disease on a wide variety of plants and is considered to be cosmopolitan.

External links

Index Fungorum
USDA ARS Fungal Database


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