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Phytoplasma MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phytoplasma
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.860.074.575
Unique ID
D045582
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045582
Scope Note
A genus of minute bacteria in the family ACHOLEPLASMATACEAE that inhabit phloem sieve elements of infected PLANTS and cause symptoms such as yellowing, phyllody, and witches' brooms. Organisms lack a CELL WALL and thus are similar to MYCOPLASMA in animals. They are transmitted by over 100 species of INSECTS especially leafhoppers, planthoppers, and PSYLLIDS.
Registry Number
txid33926
Previous Indexing
Mollicutes (1995-2003)
Mycoplasma (1996-1998)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Phytoplasma Preferred
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