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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Evaluation, Enhancement, Genetics and Breeding of Lettuce, Spinach, and Melon

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Title: Pythium Genetics

Author
item Martin, Frank

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: September 5, 2008
Publication Date: May 1, 2009
Citation: Martin, F.N. (2009) Pythium Genetics. In: Oomycete Genetics and Genomics: Diversity, Plant and Animal Interactions, and Toolbox, Kurt Lamour and Sophien Kamoun eds. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ. 574 pp.

Interpretive Summary: This is a book chapter on the genetics of Pythium to be published in a book titled "Oomycete Genetics and Genomics: Biology, Interactions with Plants and Animals, and Toolbox". It covers the basic taxonomic classification of species in the genus, the phylogenetic placements, and reviews the literature on genetic analysis, host-pathogen interaction, the ribosomal RNA genes, mitochondrial genomics and extrachromosomal elements.

Technical Abstract: This is a book chapter on the genetics of Pythium to be published in a book titled "Oomycete Genetics and Genomics: Biology, Interactions with Plants and Animals, and Toolbox." It covers the basic taxonomic classification of species in the genus, the phylogenetic placements, and reviews the literature on genetic analysis, host-pathogen interaction, the ribosomal RNA genes, mitochondrial genomics and extrachromosomal elements.

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