Draft Genome Sequence of Pectobacterium wasabiae Strain CFIA1002.
Yuan, K., Adam, Z., Tambong, J.T., Lévesque, C.A., Chen, W., Lewis, C.T., De Boer, S.H., and Li, X. (2014). "Draft Genome Sequence of Pectobacterium wasabiae Strain CFIA1002.", Genome Announcements, 2(3: e00214-14). doi : 10.1128/genomeA.00214-14 Access to full text
Pectobacterium wasabiae, originally causing soft rot disease in horseradish in Japan, was recently found to cause blackleg-like symptoms on potato in the United States, Canada, and Europe. A draft genome sequence of a Canadian potato isolate of P. wasabiae CFIA1002 will enhance the characterization of its pathogenicity and host specificity features.
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