Detection of the nec1 virulence gene and its correlation with pathogenicity in Streptomyces species on potato tubers and in soil using conventional and real-time PCR

D. W. Cullen, A. K. Lees

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    Abstract

    To evaluate the virulence gene nec1 as a reliable marker for the detection of pathogenic Streptomyces species on potato tubers and in soil samples using conventional and real-time quantitative PCR assays.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1082-1094
    Number of pages13
    JournalJournal of Applied Microbiology
    Volume102
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007

    Keywords

    • Bacterial Proteins
    • Plant Diseases
    • Polymerase Chain Reaction
    • Soil Microbiology
    • Solanum tuberosum
    • Streptomyces
    • Virulence

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