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Comparative phylogenomics and multi-gene cluster analyses of the Citrus Huanglongbing (HLB)-associated bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter

Harshavardhan Doddapaneni12, Huihong Liao34, Hong Lin1*, Xianjin Bai3, Xiaolong Zhao5, Edwin L Civerolo1, Michael Irey6, Helvecio Coletta-Filho7 and Gerhard Pietersen8

Author Affiliations

1 USDA-ARS. San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Science Center, 9611 So. Riverbend Avenue, Parlier, CA 93648, USA

2 University of California Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology, Davis, CA 95616, USA

3 Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, PR China

4 Agricultural College, Guangxi University, Nanning, 530004, PR China

5 Guangxi Citrus Research Institute, Guilin, PR China

6 United States Sugar Corporation, Clewiston, Fl 33440, USA

7 Instituto Agronémico de Campinas, Cordeirópolis, Brazil

8 Citrus Research International c/o University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa

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BMC Research Notes 2008, 1:72  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-1-72

Published: 28 August 2008

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