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
De Maayer, Pieter; Yin Chan, Wai; Rubagotti, Enrico; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Toth, Ian K.; Birtch, Paul R.J.; Coutinho, Teresa A.(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 ...
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. ...
De Maayer, Pieter; Chan, Wai Yin; Martin, Douglas A.J.; Blom, Jochen; Venter, S.N. (Stephanus Nicolaas); Duffy, Brion; Cowan, Don A.; Smits, Theo H.M.; Coutinho, Teresa A.(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-06-08)
Pantoea ananatis is a highly versatile enterobacterium isolated from diverse environmental sources. The ecological diversity of this species may be attributed, in part, to the acquisition of mobile genetic elements. One ...