Xanthomonas species are responsible for a whole host of diseases in tomatoes and peppers
Tomatoes and peppers are fairly susceptible to a large range of diseases caused by Xanthomonas spp. This tests for X.vesicatoria, X.euvesicatoria, X.gardneri and X. perforans (Tomato only).
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