Phytopathology (2000) 90, 677-682

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Luc Vauterin, Jan Rademaker and Jean Swings (2000)
Synopsis on the taxonomy of the genus Xanthomonas
Phytopathology 90 (7), 677-682
Abstract: The genus Xanthomonas exhibits a high phytopathogenic diversity in contrast to a phenotypic uniformity, which has hampered the genesis of a stable classification for a long time. In past decades, a large number of Xanthomonas strains have been characterized by a variety of phenotypic and genotypic methods in a multitude of studies. Extensive DNA hybridization studies and repetitive sequence-based polymerase chain reaction and amplified fragment length polymorphism genomic fingerprinting have clearly revealed the genomic diversity and relationships within the genus. A review of the current classification of the genus Xanthomonas based on the synopsis of these studies is given here.
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