Hyperplastic canker

  • Bacterium – Pseudomonas amygdali
  • Found in Europe
  • Swollen bark that cracks open longitudinally around buds and leaf scars on twigs and branches. Results in no bud burst in cankers and tree decline
  • Spread by wind and rain from active cankers as well as in infected plant material


Scientific name: Pseudomonas amygaldi
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Bacteria

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol