Bacterial infections cause damage to plant tissues. Examples of the symptoms are vascular wilt, necrosis, soft rot, or tumors. Bacterial pathogens enter the plant through wounds. The spread of infection is facilitated by stress conditions, for example by overwatering.
Signs of damage:
Symptoms of bacterial infection in plants are much like the symptoms in fungal plant disease. They include leaf spots, blights, wilts, scabs, cankers and soft rots of roots, storage organs and fruit, and overgrowth. Bacterial spots: the most common symptom of bacterial disease is leaf spots.
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