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Ribosomal protein gene-based phylogeny for finer differentiation and classification of phytoplasmas.
Extensive phylogenetic analyses were performed based on sequences of the 16S rRNA gene and two ribosomal protein (rp) genes, rplV (rpl22) and rpsC (rps3), from 46 phytoplasma strains representing 12Expand
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Transmission Characteristics of the European Stone Fruit Yellows Phytoplasma and its Vector Cacopsylla Pruni
A study was carried out on the transmission parameters of the European stone fruit yellows phytoplasma by the vector Cacopsylla pruni. In the greenhouse, using groups of psyllids, the minimumExpand
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THE RECOVERY PHENOMENON IN APPLE PROLIFERATION-INFECTED APPLE TREES
SUMMARY The presence and colonisation step of apple proliferation phytoplasma in recovered, symptomatic and never symptomatic apple trees were studied. Using serological and molecular techniques, itExpand
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A real-time PCR method for detection and quantification of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma prunorum' in its natural hosts
A real-time PCR assay conjugated with the fluorescent SYBR ® Green I dye has been developed for rapid, sensitive and quantitative detection of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma prunorum’ in its natural hosts,Expand
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Molecular characterization of a phytoplasma causing Phyllody in Clover and other herbaceous hosts in Northern Italy
Red clover (Trifolium pratense) and Ladino clover (Trifolium repens) plants showing phytoplasma-associated symptoms (yellowing/reddening, virescence and phyllody) have been recovered inExpand
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High tolerance of European plum varieties to plum leptonecrosis
A 13 year comparative study was carried out on the behaviour of four European and two Japanese plum varieties grown in adjacent rows in an area of northern Italy where plum leptonecrosis is epidemic.Expand
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THE 'LIFE CYCLE' OF PEAR DECLINE PHYTOPLASMA IN THE VECTOR CACOPSYLLA PYRI
The ‘life cycle’ of pear decline phytoplasma in the vector Cacopsylla pyri has been studied. For two consecutive years, groups of insects caught monthly from March to October were used forExpand
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Cytogenetic characterization of Brazilian Paspalum accessions.
Chromosome number, pairing relationship and meiotic behavior were evaluated in 24 Brazilian accessions of different Paspalum species as an initial screening to determine which of them might be usefulExpand
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Production of Monoclonal Antibodies against Apple Proliferation Phytoplasma and their Use in Serological Detection
Two monoclonal antibodies were obtained against the apple proliferation phytoplasma that provide easy, rapid, specific and sensitive serological detection. They reacted specifically by using ELISAExpand
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