Angular leaf spot and bacterial leaf blight - two new notifiable strawberry plant diseases

Xanthomonas fragariae and Xanthomonas arboricola pv fragariae are bacterial pathogens of strawberry causing angular leaf spot and bacterial leaf blight. This factsheet offers information to UK strawberry growers. You can learn more about:

  • The pathogens
  • Their econonimc significance
  • Distribution
  • Symptoms
  • Infection and spread
  • Control

This information was last updated in 2005.

Useful links

Useful guidance on Xanthomonas fragariae from Ohio State University

Defra funded research in the UK