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By Kurt Lamour

Individuals of the genus Phytophthora reason critical harm to an enormous array of crops. From the 19th century Irish potato famine to present common threats to forests and ecosystems in North and South the US, Europe and Australia, the genus lives as much as its recognition because the plant destroyer. This publication offers an summary of Phytophthora species impacting vegetation, forests, nurseries, greenhouses and typical components around the world. Chapters disguise significant hosts, id, epidemiology, administration, present study, destiny views and the affects of globalization on Phytophthora. Phytophthora: a world Perspective is a necessary source for researchers and extension employees in plant pathology and crop defense.

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In a modification of traditional array design, Szemes et al. (2005) developed a technology referred to as padlock probes. Speciesspecific sequences at the termini of the probe anneal to the target sequence and the probe is circularized. , 2011). 3 Considerations for marker development and use Most molecular marker systems detect single species. While this specificity is important to determine if a particular species is present, it may not provide all the information that it would be useful to have.

Because the markers are based on an estimation of fragment length, it can be difficult to compare results produced on different analytic platforms. A limitation for any marker based on DNA fragment size is convergence. Identically sized fragments may not represent the same ancestral evolutionary event. For example, an SSR marker may lose or gain different parts of the repeat sequence, resulting in identically sized alleles. A similar problem occurs when similarly sized fragments (but not identical) are scored as identical.

2012) approached this for Phytophthora cambivora and P. ramorum, respectively, by targeting the mRNA of the cox2 or cox1 gene for reverse transcription followed by PCR amplification. Additional efforts to develop assays enabling this distinction would be beneficial. With the continued improvements in DNA sequencing technology, data management software and reductions in cost, it is likely that largescale sequencing for elucidation of species communities and perhaps detection of high-risk quarantine species may become more commonplace.

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