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Research Project: Epidemiology and Management of Pierce's Disease and Other Maladies of Grape

Location: Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics Research

Title: Draft genome sequence of rice orange leaf phytoplasma from Guangdong, China

Author
item Zhu, Y - South China Agricultural University
item He, Y - South China Agricultural University
item Zheng, Z - South China Agricultural University
item Chen, Jianchi
item Wang, Z - South China Agricultural University
item Zhou, G - South China Agricultural University

Submitted to: Genome Announcements
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/21/2017
Publication Date: 6/1/2017
Citation: Zhu, Y., He, Y., Zheng, Z., Chen, J., Wang, Z., Zhou, G. 2017. Draft genome sequence of rice orange leaf phytoplasma from Guangdong, China. Genome Announcements. 5(22):e00430-17.

Interpretive Summary: Rice orange leaf disease is a newly emerged disease in southern China. The disease is associated with infection by the rice orange leaf phytoplasma (ROLP). As for many non-culturable plant pathogenic bacteria, whole genome sequencing is an efficient and effective tool to study ROLP. This research sequenced the whole genome of a ROLP strain from Guangdong, China. The published sequences will enrich the bacterial sequence database and facilitate future research on phytoplasmas.

Technical Abstract: The genome of rice orange leaf phytoplasma strain LD1 from Luoding City, Guangdong, P. R. China, was sequenced. The draft LD1genome is 599,264 bp with GC content of 28.2%, 647 predicted open reading frames and 33 RNA genes.