which originated in Central America. The causative agent Keywords 16S rRNA metagenomics · Banana bacterial of Moko disease is Ralstonia solanacearum, phylotype II wilt · Biodiversity · Illumina MiSeq sequencing · Ralstonia (Fegan and Prior 2006). However, similar symptoms are also observed in the blood disease of bananas and plan- tains in Indonesia, induced by Blood Disease Bacterium Introduction (BDB), known as Ralstonia syzygii subsp. celebesensis (Safni et al. 2014). Studies and surveys conducted by the Banana is listed among the ten most popular economic crops Department of Agriculture Malaysia in 2014 indicated in Malaysia (FAOSTAT Agricultural Production, February that R. solanacearum phylotype IV and BDB caused BW 2014). Banana plantations covered an estimated 26,000 Ha disease of banana plants in Malaysia (Timin et al. 2014). of land area, which constitutes over 11.0% of the total fruit Recently, a study had suggested that synergistic patho- growing areas in the country (“Malaysia: Banana grower’s”, gen–pathogen infections may increase disease severity as 2012). In Malaysia, major diseases of banana plants are bac- compared to a single microbe infection (Lamichhane and terial wilt, Fusarium wilt, Yellow and Black Sigatoka and Venturi 2015). The current concept in microbial plant dis- Cordana leaf spot (Mokhtarud-din and William 2011). In eases
World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology – Springer Journals
Published: Aug 21, 2017
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