Bacterial Soft Rot of Carrot, Parsley and Celery

  • V. Gavrilovic
  • A. Obradovic
  • M. Arsenijevic


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.


Nutrient Agar Plate Root Base Pepper Fruit Plant Pathogenic Bacterium Tuber Slice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Gavrilovic
    • 1
  • A. Obradovic
    • 2
  • M. Arsenijevic
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Plant Protection and EnvironmentBelgradeYugoslavia
  2. 2.Centre for Vegetable CropsSmederevska PalankaYugoslavia
  3. 3.Faculty of AgricultureNovi SadYugoslavia

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