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Title: Laboratory Transmission of Xanthomonas Campestris Pv. Raphani by a Tardigrade (Parachela = Macrobiotidae) PDF
Url: http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/fe83p197.pdf
Creator: Beasley, Clark W.
Benoit, Thomas G.
Locke, Jennifer
Marks, James
Publisher: Florida Entomologist
Description: This Florida Entomologist scholarly article, written by Thomas G. Benoit, Jennifer Locke, James R. Marks and Clark W. Beasley, (3-page PDF) investigates the ability of tardigrades, also known as water bears, to transmit phytopathogenic bacteria to suitable plant hosts where they could then cause disease. The study showed that when tardigrades were inoculated with Xanthomonas campestris pv. raphani (a type of phytopathogenic bacteria), they shed bacteria that caused leaf spot disease in radish plants. A brief summary and also references are included within the document.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Plant culture -- Pests and diseases -- Plant pathology -- Individual and groups of diseases or pathogens, A-Z -- Xanthomonas
Science -- Botany -- Cryptogams -- Fungi -- Special topics, A-Z -- Phytopathogenic fungi
Science -- Zoology -- Invertebrates -- Arthropoda -- Tardigrada (Water bears)
GEM Subject: Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Agriculture
Science -- Botany
Key Concept: Ecology -- Fungi
Agriculture -- Animal science
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Language: English
Rights: Florida Entomologist
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-06-19 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-06-18 10:40:55 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 142
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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