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Pathogen profile Phytophthora cinnamomi

Hardham, Adrienne R


Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands was first isolated from cinnamon trees in Sumatra in 1922. The pathogen is believed to have originated near Papua New Guinea but now has a worldwide distribution. P. cinnamomi is heterothallic with A1 and A2 mating types; however, even in areas in which both mating types are present, it appears that genetic diversity arises asexually rather than as a result of sexual recombination. P. cinnamomi can grow saprophytically in the soil for long periods, rapidly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Molecular Plant Pathology 6.6 (2005): 589-604
DOI: 10.1111/J.1364-3703.2005.00308.X


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