Pantoea ananatis is an emerging phytopathogen that infects a broad spectrum of plant hosts. Here, we present the genomes of
two South African isolates, P. ananatis PA4, which causes center rot of onion, and BD442, isolated from brown stalk rot of
Coutinho, Teresa A.; Rubagotti, Enrico; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Toth, Ian K.; De Maayer, Pieter; Yin Chan, Wai; Birtch, Paul R.J.(BioMed Central, 2014-05-27)
BACKGROUND: Pantoea ananatis is found in a wide range of natural environments, including water, soil, as part of
the epi- and endophytic flora of various plant hosts, and in the insect gut. Some strains have proven effective ...
Coutinho, Teresa A.; Wingfield, Michael J.; Wingfield, Brenda D.; Kunert, Karl J.; Korsten, Lise; Berger, David Kenneth; Labuschagne, Nico; Oberholster, Anna-Maria; Aveling, T.A.S. (Terry); Viljoen, Altus; University of Pretoria. Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute; University of Pretoria. FABI(Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, 2000)
Goszczynska, Teresa(University of Pretoria, 2009-08-12)
Center rot of onion, caused by Pantoea ananatis, was first described in the USA, in 1997. P. ananatis is seed-borne in onions and it was suggested that it was introduced into the USA on infected seed lots from South Africa. ...