International Journal of Plant & Soil Science


Detection of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" Using Conventional PCR and Nested-PCR and Identification of Primer Sensitivity through Q-PCR in HLB Infected Mandarin Orange and Acid Lime Plants in Tamil Nadu

Sameer, Paranidharan (2023). International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 35 (10)
Ca. Liberibacter africanus Ca. Liberibacter americanus Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus
One of the most destructive citrus diseases in the world is called citrus Huanglongbing (HLB). For effective HLB associated ‘Candidatus liberibacter spp.’ prevention, sensitive and precise diagnostics are essential. Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), Candidatus Liberibacter africanus (CLaf), and Candidatus Liberibacter americanus (CLam) are among the ‘Candidatus liberibacter spp.’ that infect citrus. The most common of these is the species known as Las. To assess the impact of citrus gree