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Table 1 Pathogenicity tests of D. zeae strains on some dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous plants

From: Dickeya zeae strains isolated from rice, banana and clivia rot plants show great virulence differentials

Inoculated plant Inoculation amount, time Diseased area (mm2)
Class Species Organ EC1 MS2 MS3 JZL1 JZL2 JLZ7
Dicots Cucumis sativus Fruit 2 μL, 24 h 57.22 ± 7.70 107.97 ± 42.00 65.46 ± 7.88 0 0 0
Benincasa hispida Fruit 2 μL, 24 h 1140.57 ± 15.55 1336.50 ± 3.32 1252.61 ± 18.71 0 0 0
Brassica pekinensis Petiole 2 μL, 12 h 56.81 ± 3.14 49.83 ± 2.73 42.40 ± 3.17 0 0 0
Raphanus sativus Tuber 2 μL, 24 h 156.89 ± 2.60 106.72 ± 2.03 99.84 ± 9.76 0 0 0
Daucus carota Tuber 2 μL, 24 h 274.83 ± 18.74 266.70 ± 8.98 231.42 ± 14.11 0 0 0
Solanum tuberosm Tuber 2 μL, 24 h 173.33 ± 4.28 211.05 ± 20.54 171.45 ± 6.07 0 0 0
Lycopersicon esculentum Fruit 100 μL, 2 d 908.22 ± 5.95 904.75 ± 9.80 945.81 ± 13.77 0 0 0
Solanum melongena Fruit 100 μL, 2 d 66.52 ± 2.95 61.83 ± 1.67 86.72 ± 0.85 0 0 0
Capsicum annuum Fruit 2 μL, 24 h 101.79 ± 8.81 106.65 ± 10.76 191.42 ± 10.55 0 0 0
Monocots Oryza sativa Stem 200 μL, 7 d 720.62 ± 21.48 575.71 ± 29.53 539.35 ± 17.77 452.67 ± 19.53 413.01 ± 12.64 499.85 ± 12.09
Musa sapientum Stem 200 μL, 7 d 1110.83 ± 19.23 1358.89 ± 17.78 1201.88 ± 19.91 407.90 ± 12.48 377.89 ± 13.71 464.23 ± 11.06
Clivia miniata Leaf 200 μL, 24 h 1643.86 ± 6.94 2195.85 ± 7.06 1239.95 ± 7.55 1807.41 ± 9.52 1693.21 ± 20.27 1594.90 ± 14.66
Allium cepa Bulb 2 μL, 24 h 185.83 ± 21.68 194.27 ± 18.73 119.90 ± 11.29 0 0 0
Zingiber officinale Tuber 2 μL, 24 h 134.37 ± 14.17 86.92 ± 6.75 87.31 ± 12.23 47.44 ± 7.16 65.81 ± 6.11 81.33 ± 13.96
Gladiolus gandavensis Stem 200 μL, 7 d 254.16 ± 9.05 168.17 ± 9.23 171.59 ± 5.92 36.75 ± 1.62 36.38 ± 2.39 36.85 ± 3.05
Colocasia esculenta Tuber 2 μL, 5 d 461.847 ± 15.55 247.31 ± 15.31 117.34 ± 8.00 81.83 ± 6.00 40.46 ± 5.54 79.48 ± 3.91
Alocasia macrorrhiza Stem 200 μL, 7 d 2860.90 ± 65.15 2763.17 ± 30.46 2633.75 ± 35.94 1316.86 ± 17.97 1430.45 ± 32.58 1381.58 ± 15.23