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Complete Genome Sequence of the Kiwifruit Pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae Biovar 5, Originating from Japan.

Russell Poulter, George Taiaroa, Nicholas Sumpter, Peter Stockwell, Margi Butler

Genome Announcements | American Society for Microbiology | Published : 2017


We present the first complete genome sequence of a copper-resistant biovar 5 strain of a bacterial pathogen of kiwifruit, Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae. Comparison with the genome sequence of a copper-sensitive biovar 5 isolate indicates that copper resistance is encoded on a plasmid.

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