Abstracts of presentations at the XXV Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV)
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New multiplex loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) based assays for the early sequence-specific detection ofDothistroma pini,Dothistroma septosporumandLecanosticta acicolaon pine needles
C. Aglietti1,3, P. Capretti1, L. Ghelardini1, G. Marchi1, I. Barnes2, C. Villari3
1Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI), University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 28, I-50144, Firenze (Italy);2Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa;3Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dothistroma pini, D. septosporum and Lecanosticta acicolaneedle blights are among the most serious needle fungal diseases affecting pine species and are causing concern in many countries. Because management strategies might vary depending on the pathogen, a fast and accurate...