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Citrus canker (canker A)

Scientific Name
Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri
Scientific Author
(Hasse 1915) Vauterin et al. 1995
(Bacteria: Xanthomonadales)

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  • USA and Canada
  • Central and South America
  • Africa
  • South and South-East Asia


In some of the regions where citrus canker is indicated to occur, the disease may be localised to particular areas, and not necessarily present throughout the whole region. The Crop Protection Compendium (2005) lists the countries were this disease has been recorded.