Definition of Erwinia
1. Noun. Rod-shaped motile bacteria that attack plants.
Group relationships: Genus Erwinia
Medical Definition of Erwinia
1. A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria whose organisms are associated with plants as pathogens, saprophytes, or as constituents of the epiphytic flora. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Erwinia
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1. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"Language: English Descriptors: erwinia amylovora; Genes; Gene expression; Genetic regulation; Transcription; Ph; Temperature; Ammonium; ..."
2. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"68 NAL Call No: 448.3 J82 Expression of erwinia ... Abstract: Seven hrp loci that are essential for the hypersensitive reaction elicited by erwinia ..."
3. Transposable Elements in Plants: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and Bibliography by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"CC: F832 AB: The gene pern, encoding the pectin methylesterase (PME) of erwinia chrysanthemi 3937, was cloned and mutagenized by mini-Mu transposable ..."
4. Biotechnology: Risk Assessment, Bibliography January 86-April 94 edited by Daniel Cabirac, Raymond Dobert (1998)
"Language: English Descriptors: erwinia carotovora; Genetic engineering; Survival; Competition Abstract: Environmental use of genetically engineered ..."
5. Pathogens of Maize Seeds: Bibliographyby Andrew Kalinski by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"... importance of seed transmission of erwinia stewartii and Corynebacterium ... of the Stewart's wilt pathogen, erwinia stewartii, in infected maize seeds. ..."
6. What comes from what, or, The relationships of animals and plants by Charles L. Abbott (1922)
"erwinia amylovora—pear blight. erwinia solanacearum—brown rot of tomato, egg plant, and potato. Bacterium coli—in human intestines, but probably harmless. ..."