Bacterial Soft Rot of Carrot, Parsley and Celery
Bacteria of Erwinia carotovora group are well known pathogens of many vegetable species grown in Yugoslavia (2–4, 7, 9–11. However, they were not studied in details as pathogens of carrot, parsley and celery in our country. Last few years, soft rot symptoms were frequently observed on the roots of these plants stored in inadequate conditions during the winter. First changes usually appeared at the root base or along the root at the point of mechanical injury. Softening of surrounding tissue took place, resulting in destruction of a part or the whole diseased root.
KeywordsSucrose Agar Pseudomonas Catalase Gelatin
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