Bacterial wilt is a cucurbit disease caused by the pathogen Erwinia tracheiphila,
a Gram-negative bacterium in the family Enterobacteriaceae. Cucumber and ...
Contributed by R. X. Latin Purdue University Botany & Plant Path. Dept. West
Lafayette, IN 47907-1155. Bacterial wilt is a serious threat to commercial melon ...
Bacterial wilt is caused by the bacterium Erwinia tracheiphila. This pathogen can
cause severe losses in cucumbers and muskmelons; squash and pumpkins are ...
Recently there has been a dramatic increase in the occurrence of bacterial wilt,
especially in pumpkin and squash. Initial symptoms of wilt are pale, wilted ...
Cucumber bacterial wilt is caused by the bacterium, Erwinia tracheiphila, and is
characterized initially by wilting and drying of individual leaves, especially those
Bacterial Wilt of Cucurbits: Erwinia tracheiphila. Symptoms of the disease first
appear on a single leaf which suddenly wilts and becomes dull green. (Fig.1.).
Symptoms: Severely infected plants will appear yellow-green, stunted, and have
spindly stems and small, deformed leaflets. In early stages of disease ...
Bacterial wilt is a devastating garden disease. Common in hot, humid areas, this
soil-borne disease can cause tomatoes and other nightshade vegetable plants ...
In tobacco, it is called bacterial wilt or Granville wilt (for Granville County, North
Carolina where it was observed as early as 1880) and Moko disease in banana.
Learn how to identify and treat bacterial wilt before it destroys your tomato plants
and ruins your chance to successfully grow tomatoes.