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Genome Sequence Resource of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' from Thailand

Li, T.; Thaochan, N.; Huang, J.; Chen, J.; Deng, X.; Zheng, Z.

Plant Disease 104(3): 624-626


ISSN/ISBN: 0191-2917
PMID: 31910113
DOI: 10.1094/pdis-07-19-1520-a
Accession: 069686396

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'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' (Las) is an unculturable α-proteobacterium associated with citrus huanglongbing (HLB), a devastating disease currently threatening the citrus industry worldwide. Here, we present the genome sequence of Las strain TaiYZ2 from an HLB-affected pomelo tree in Hat Yai district, Songkhla Province, Thailand. The TaiYZ2 genome is composed of 1,230,623 bp with G+C content of 36.4%. This is the first Las genome sequence from Thailand, which will enrich current Las genome resource and facilitate HLB research and management.

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