Kojic, S.


First Report on Natural Infection of Paeonia tenuifolia by ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’ in Serbia

Adamovic et al. (2014). Plant Disease 98 (4)
Ca. Phytoplasma solani
Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia L.) is a herbaceous perennial plant known for its beautiful and showy flowers. In Serbia it is native to the Deliblato Sands and is used as an ornamental and medicinal plant in folk medicine. This plant species has become a rarity and for that reason peony was introduced into a botanical collection near Backi Petrovac (northern Serbia), where it has been maintained since 1988. Reddening of lower leaves observed on 10% of plants (5 of 50) in the collection at flowering