Method for treatment and control of plant disease
The present invention provides methods for development of a virulent bacteriophage-based treatment for the control of plant diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa. The invention further provides methods of isolating and propagating bacteriophage virulent to X. fastidiosa in a Xanthomonas bacterial host and for treating or reducing symptoms of X. fastidiosa infection in a plant. The invention further provides methods of isolating and propagating bacteriophage virulent to Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri and for treating or reducing symptoms of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri infection in a plant.
author list (cited authors)
Gonzalez, C. F., Ahern, S. J., Das, M., Young, I., & Bhowmick, T. S.
complete list of authors
Gonzalez, Carlos F||Ahern, Stephen J||Das, Mayukh||Young, III Ryland F||Bhowmick, Tushar Suvra