Method for treatment and control of plant disease Patent uri icon


  • Methods and compositions are provided for preventing or reducing symptoms or disease associated with Xylella fastidiosa or Xanthomonas axonopodis in a plant. The invention provides novel bacteriophages virulent to Xylella fastidiosa or Xanthomonas axonopodis, including XfaMija and XfaMijo, and further provides methods for treating or preventing Pierce's Disease or Citrus Canker in plants.

author list (cited authors)

  • Gonzalez, C. F., Ahren, S. J., Das, M., Young, R., & Bhowmick, T. S.

complete list of authors

  • Gonzalez, Carlos F||Ahren, Stephen J||Das, Mayukh||Young, Ryland FIII||Bhowmick, Tushar Suvra

publication date

  • December 2019