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Pest Alert Elm Yellows NA- PR-04-12

Pest Alert - Elm yellows, formerly known as elm phloem necrosis, is a lethal systemic disease of native elms caused by a wall-less bacteria. The only known hosts of the elm yellows phytoplasma are elms and insect vectors that transmit this pathogen. In the United States the disease is transmitted by the whitebanded elm leafhopper and possibly other insects that feed on phloem sap.

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2012
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NA- PR-04-12
Author: 
Martin, Danielle
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Online
Topic:
Trees
Pest Alert Elm Yellows NA- PR-04-12
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