Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae (rice leaf blight )
Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
rice leaf blight
Erradicated in 1980's
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Brazil, China
rice. Bacterium is also known to survive in many Poaceae grasses.
Highly pathogenic strains eradicated in the US in late 1980's. (Recent strains of Xanthomonads on rice in LA and TX were genetically distinct from this pathvar and weakly pathogenic (XANTOR-10).