[Association of phytoplasma with Bermuda grass white-leaf disease].

  title={[Association of phytoplasma with Bermuda grass white-leaf disease].},
  author={Weijun Tan and Yong Chen and Wu Zhang and Chengchou Han and Zhiyuan Tan and Juming Zhang},
  journal={Wei sheng wu xue bao = Acta microbiologica Sinica},
  volume={48 10},
OBJECTIVE Bermuda grass white leaf is an important disease on Bermuda grass all over the world. The aim of this research is to identify the pathogen which leads to Bermuda grass white leaf occurring on the Chinese mainland. METHODS PCR amplification technique, sequence analysis and Southern hybridization were used. RESULTS A 1.3 kb fragment was amplified by PCR phytoplasma universal primers and total DNA sample extracted from ill Bermuda grass as the amplified template. Sequence analysis of… CONTINUE READING