Chu, Chia-Ching


First report of a 'Candidatus Phytoplasma australasiaticum'-related phytoplasma strain associated with shoot proliferation disease of variegated croton in Taiwan

Goh et al. (2023). Plant Disease
Ca. Phytoplasma australasiaticum
Codiaeum variegatum (family Euphorbiaceae) is a leaf ornamental commonly known as variegated croton, which is often found in gardens or grown as indoor plants. In December of 2022, two cutting-propagated variegated croton plants exhibiting abnormal shoot proliferation and little leaf symptoms (Fig. S1) were found in a nursery owned by a private breeder in Wanluan Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan. The plants were propagated from a single stock plant, which died during transplanting from a comme