Comparison of strains of Agrobacterium vitis from grapevine source areas in Australia

Dormant cuttings from grapevine source areas in three Australian states were indexed for the presence of Agrobactenrium vitis, the causal agent of crown gall disease of grapevine. The bacterium was present at varying levels in both rootstock and scion material from New South Wales, Victoria, and Western Australia. A genomic DNA fingerprinting technique was… (More)