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Almond witches' broom

Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium 16SrIX-B

Almond witches' broom (Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium 16SrIX-B) is a phytoplasm of almond trees.

This phytoplasm causes witches broom in almond trees. The disease is vectored by an unknown planthopper species.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.