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Revised Phylogeny and Novel Horizontally Acquired Virulence Determinants of the Model Soft Rot Phytopathogen Pectobacterium wasabiae SCC3193
Soft rot disease is economically one of the most devastating bacterial diseases affecting plants worldwide. In this study, we present novel insights into the phylogeny and virulence of the soft rotExpand
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Symptoms and yield reduction caused by Dickeya spp. strains isolated from potato and river water in Finland
Biochemical characterisation of Dickeya strains isolated from potato plants and river water samples in Finland showed that the majority of the strains were biovar 3. They thus resembled the strainsExpand
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Characterisation of Pectobacterium wasabiae and Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum isolates from diseased potato plants in Finland
To identify bacteria causing soft rot and blackleg in potato in Finland, pectinolytic enterobacteria were isolated from diseased potato stems and tubers. In addition to isolates identified asExpand
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Genome sequence of the model plant pathogen Pectobacterium carotovorum SCC1
Bacteria of the genus Pectobacterium are economically important plant pathogens that cause soft rot disease on a wide variety of plant species. Here, we report the genome sequence of PectobacteriumExpand
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Pectobacterium parvum sp. nov., having a Salmonella SPI-1-like Type III secretion system and low virulence
Pectobacterium strains isolated from potato stems in Finland, Poland and the Netherlands were subjected to polyphasic analyses to characterize their genomic and phenotypic features. PhylogeneticExpand
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Evidence that nematodes may vector the soft rot‐causing enterobacterial phytopathogens
Bacterial soft rot is a globally significant plant disease that causes major losses in the production of many popular crops, such as potato. Little is known about the dispersal and ecology ofExpand
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Expression of nipP.w of Pectobacterium wasabiae is dependent on functional flgKL flagellar genes.
While flagellum-driven motility is hypothesized to play a role in the virulence of Pectobacterium species, there is no direct evidence that genes involved in flagellum assembly regulate the synthesisExpand
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Corrigendum : Pectobacterium parvum sp. nov., having a salmonella SPI-1-like type iii secretion system and low virulence (Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 2020, 10.1099/ijsem.0.004057)
There was an error in the Supplementary Material of the published article. Supplementary Table 8 entitled ‘Genome comparisons with GET_HOMOLOGUES. Unique genes identified in P. parvum/P. polarisExpand
Corrigendum: Pectobacterium parvum sp. nov., having a Salmonella SPI-1-like Type III secretion system and low virulence
There was an error in the Supplementary Material of the published article. Supplementary Table 8 entitled ‘Genome comparisons with GET_HOMOLOGUES. Unique genes identified in P. parvum/P. polarisExpand