EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 2002 Num. article: 2002/069

The genome of Ralstonia solanacearum has been completely sequenced

It has recently been announced that the genome of Ralstonia solanacearum (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has been completely sequenced in France. This will help to identify genes which are potentially involved in pathogenicity and to design control methods.


Anonymous (2002) Le séquençage complet du génome de la bactérie Ralstonia solanacearum, pathogène de nombreuses plantes vivrières, précise les mécanismes de son pouvoir infectieux.
INRA mensuel, no. 112, décembre 2000-janvier 2002, p 9.