Clavibacter michiganensis

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Clavibacter michigenensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Micrococcineae
Family: Microbacteriaceae
Genus: Clavibacter
Binomial name
Clavibacter michiganensis
corrig. (Smith 1910)
Davis et al. 1984
Subpecies

C. m. subsp. insidiosus
C. m. subsp. michiganensis
C. m. subsp. nebraskensis
C. m. subsp. sepedonicus
C. m. subsp. tessellarius

Synonyms

Bacterium michiganense Smith 1910
Pseudomonas michiganensis (Smith 1910) Stevens 1913
Aplanobacter michiganense (sic) (Smith 1910) Smith 1914
Phytomonas michiganensis (Smith 1910) Bergey et al. 1923
Mycobacterium flavum subsp. michiganense (Smith 1910) Krasil’nikov 1941
Corynebacterium michiganense (Smith 1910) Jensen 1934

Clavibacter michiganensis is a Gram-positive soil bacterium that constitutes the sole[verification needed] species of the genus Clavibacter. Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis is the causative agent of bacterial canker of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.).

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