BacterioFiles 340 – Plasmid Promotes Plant Pathogenesis
This episode: Some bacteria living around plants can become pathogenic just by gaining a few genes!
Download Episode (9.4 MB, 10.3 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Alternanthera yellow vein betasatellite News item Journal Paper: Savory EA, Fuller SL, Weisberg AJ, Thomas WJ, Gordon MI, Stevens DM, Creason AL, Belcher MS, Serdani M, Wiseman MS, Grünwald NJ, Putnam ML, Chang JH. 2017. Evolutionary transitions between beneficial and phytopathogenic Rhodococcus challenge disease management. eLife 6:e30925.
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