Bacterial diseases of protected ornamentals

This factsheet provides guidelines for achieving effective recognition and control of bacterial diseases of protected bedding and pot plants.

You can access information on:

  • disease identification
  • biology of the causal bacteria 
  • information about emerging bacterial diseases
  • methods of cultural and chemical control.

This information was last updated in 2012

Useful links

Read about bacterial diseases in herbaceous perennials

Access the research reports for 'Evaluation of control options for bacterial diseases of pot plants' (PC 291)

Read about work at the Pot and Bedding Centre and the Cut Flower Centre