Erwinia psidii

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guava branch infected with Erwinia psidii (click on image to enlarge it)
Authors: Claudênia Ferreira da Silva et al.
Source: Ciência Rural (2016), 46, p. 1532

Erwinia psidii Neto et al., 1988 - (guava tree blight)

The bacterium causes bacterial blight and dieback of guava trees. In South America it has also emerged as a serious wilt disease of Eucalyptus spp. Twigs and branches become infected and wilt and the bacterium apparently spreads via symptomless planting materials.