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Agrobacterium vitis

See under Mauke.

Also known as vine canker or plant cancer, but it also occurs on hundreds of other plants. It is feared on fruit trees as "root crop". On the vine, the scour is caused by the bacterium Agrobacterium vitis and occurs particularly after frosty winters with prolonged temperatures below 15 °Celsius, which has damaged the vines. In spring, it manifests itself in the form of light brown bile (growths, cancerous knots) on the...

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