Molecular diagnostics to assess the progression of Phoma tracheiphila in Citrus aurantium seedlings and analysis of genetic diversity of isolates recovered from different citrus species in Tunisia.

@article{Kalai2010MolecularDT,
  title={Molecular diagnostics to assess the progression of Phoma tracheiphila in Citrus aurantium seedlings and analysis of genetic diversity of isolates recovered from different citrus species in Tunisia.},
  author={Leila Kalai and Monia Mnari-Hattab and Hajlaoui},
  journal={Journal of Plant Pathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={92},
  pages={629-636}
}
SUMMARY This study was focused on the genetic diversity of a collection of Phoma tracheiphila isolates recovered from different orchards and host species in Tunisia. Knowledge of the sequences permitted molecular assessment of the pathogen’s downward progression from the point of inoculation on citrus leaves. Analysis of 58 isolates of P. tracheiphila including four Italian isolates assessed by ITS-RFLP molecular markers revealed that Tunisian isolates of P. tracheiphila are homogenous and… 

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