IJBSAT 2019 Volume 10 Issue 1

International Journal of BioSciences, Agriculture and Technology (IJBSAT) ISSN: 0975 - 4539


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Sergiu Fendrihan, & Marian Lixandru. (2019). Erwinia amylovora and its control methods- a short review. International Journal of Biosciences, Agriculture and Technology (IJBSAT) ISSN: 0975 - 4539, 10(1), 1–5. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3365552


Erwinia amylovora and its control methods- a short review

Sergiu Fendrihan, Marian Lixandru

Laboratory of Useful Organisms, Research Development Institute for Plant Protection,

Ion Ionescu de la Brad no 8, s. 1, Bucharest, ROMANIA



Erwinia amylovora is the phyto-pathogenic bacteria which are producing the fire blight to fruiting trees from family Rosaceae. The article review some of the control methods, use of pesticides, of copper based products, of antibiotics and the newest methods- using antagonistic microorganisms including viruses. The new bio-pesticides require still much research, practical work and new legislation in order to support their application.

Key words: fire blight, Erwinia amylovora, Rosaceae, orchards , fruiting trees, biological control methods.