Mycoplasmalike bodies were associated with phloem degeneration in
declining Pandanus in Florida (Thomas & Donselman, 1979) and
phytoplasma were subsequently confirmed by RFLP analysis (Harrison &
Thomas, D.L. & Donselman, H.M. (1979) Mycoplasmalike bodies and
phloem degeneration associated with declining Pandanus in Florida.
Plant Dis. Reptr. 63, 911-916.
Harrison, N.A. & Oropeza, C.O. (1997) Recent advances in diagnosis and
detection of lethal yellowing in the Americas. In: SJ Eden-Green & F
Ofori (eds) Proc. Int. Wkshp. LY-Like Diseases of Coconut, Elmina,
But I don't know if the species was named.
--- In CICLY@yahoogroups. com, "John" <redland@... > wrote:
> Thanks for the input. In some of my research on the host plants
> LY not only affects palms but also pandanus is this just P. utilis
> pandanus? Also that the symptoms vary from host to host. Any links that
> anyone has as to how the symptoms are displayed on the different species
> susceptible to LY would be greatly appreciated.