• plants
  • The bacterium can also be found in association with wheat roots and some weed species which are both considered sources of inoculum as well as diseased tomato and pepper plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bacterium requires high levels of humidity to such an extent that infected plants may not begin to show symptoms until several days after infection if ambient humidity is low. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bacteria are among the microbes that successively colonize plants as they mature. (apsnet.org)