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Pectobacterium atrosepticum

  • R453 Haulm Destruction in Seed Crops

    Aim: To identify the impact of haulm destruction method on disease risks in seed potato production, and follows up on project R431. Industry Challenge Since the withdrawal of sulphuric acid as an...

  • R419 Inhibitors of Pectobacterium Virulence Factors

    Aim: To utilise the understanding of the genes and pathways involved in soft rot to try and develop low molecular weight compounds that block some of the important steps that allow Pectobacterium...

  • R431 Haulm Destruction and Blackleg

    Aim: To re-evaluate the potential of haulm pulverisation to spread blackleg and increase daughter tuber contamination, and to determine the extent to which weeds in and around a potato crop with...

  • 807/224 Erwinia Diagnostics

    Aim: To investigate the effect of irrigation and level of Erwinia carotovora seed tuber contamination on physiological aging, seed decay, emergence, graded yield, blackleg and pathogen spread. The...