April 21, 2020  |  

Complete Genome Sequence of strain WHRI 3811, race 1 of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris, the Causal Agent of Black Rot of Cruciferous Vegetables.

Authors: Kong, Congcong and Horta de Passo, Vânia and Fang, Zhiyuan and Yang, Limei and Zhuang, Mu and Zhang, Yangyong and Wang, Yong and Vicente, Joana G and Lv, Honghao

Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (Xcc) is an important bacterial pathogen that causes black rot and brings about enormous production loss for cruciferous vegetables worldwide. Currently, genome sequences for only a few Xcc isolates are available, most of which are draft ones. Based on the next-generation sequencing (NGS) and single-molecule sequencing in real time (SMRT) technologies, we present here the complete genome sequence of strain WHRI 3811, race 1 of Xcc, which is a type strain that has been extensively used. The genome data will contribute to our understanding of Xcc genomic features, and pave the way for research on Xcc-host interactions.

Journal: Molecular plant-microbe interactions
DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-07-19-0177-A
Year: 2019

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