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Moko disease of banana

Scientific Name
Ralstonia solanacearum
Scientific Author
(Smith 1896) Yabuuchi et al. 1996 race 2
Taxonomy
(Bacteria: Proteobacteria: Burkholderiales: Burkholderiaceae)

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References

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