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Genomes of mango, pomegranate pathogens decoded

In what they claim to be the first such reports on plant pathogens from India, scientists have decoded the complete genome sequence of bacteria affecting two important fruits of the country — mango and pomegranate.

The scientists from Chandigarh-based Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), a laboratory of India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), have announced the fully annotated genome of the Xanthomonaspathogens that infect these fruits…

Read more: http://www.nature.com/nindia/2012/120511/full/nindia.2012.70.html

Written by csirindia

May 14, 2012 at 10:57 am

Posted in IMTECH

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