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Noun1.xanthomonad - bacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments; some pathogenic for plants
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Xanthomonas, Xanthomonas - a genus of bacteria similar to Pseudomonas but producing a yellow pigment that is not soluble in water
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Genotypic characterization of xanthomonad strains isolated from passion fruit plants (Passiflora spp.
Stall RE, Jeffrey BJ and VM Gerald Durability of resistance in tomato and pepper to Xanthomonads causing bacterial spot.