Publications

Publications from EuroXanth:

  • Arroyo-Velez et al. (2020) From effectors to effectomes: Are functional studies of individual effectors enough to decipher plant pathogen infectious strategies? PLoS Pathogens 16: e1009059. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009059 (PDF file)
  • Baránek et al. (2021) Epigenetic modulating chemicals significantly affect the virulence and genetic characteristics of the bacterial plant pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. Genes 12: 804. doi: 10.3390/genes12060804 (PDF file)
  • Catara et al. (2021) Trends in molecular diagnosis and diversity studies for phytosanitary regulated Xanthomonas. Microorganisms 9: 862. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9040862 (PDF file)
  • Chen et al. (2021) Common bacterial blight of bean: a model of seed transmission and pathological convergence. Molecular Plant Pathology, in press. doi: 10.1111/mpp.13067 (PDF file)
  • Cohen et al. (2020) High-quality genome resource of Xanthomonas hyacinthi generated via long-read sequencing. Phytopathology 104: 1011-1012. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-11-19-2393-A (PDF file)
  • Cottyn et al. (2021) First report of bacterial leaf spot of Hydrangea in retail nurseries in Belgium caused by strains assigned to a new Xanthomonas hortorum clade. New Disease Reports 43: e12008. doi: 10.1002/ndr2.12008 (PDF file)
  • D’Attoma et al. (2019) Ionomic differences between susceptible and resistant olive cultivars infected by Xylella fastidiosa in the outbreak area of Salento, Italy. Pathogens 8: 272. doi: 10.3390/pathogens8040272 (PDF file)
  • D’Attoma et al. (2020) Phenotypic characterization and transformation attempts reveal peculiar traits of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies pauca strain De Donno. Microorganisms 8: 1832. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8111832 (PDF file)
  • Denancé et al. (2018) Two ancestral genes shaped the Xanthomonas campestris TAL effector gene repertoire. New Phytologist 219: 391-407. doi: 10.1111/nph.15148 (PDF)
  • Eichmeier et al. (2019) Detection of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris through a real-time PCR assay targeting the zur gene and comparison with detection targeting the hrpF gene. European Journal of Plant Pathology 155: 891-902. doi: 10.1007/s10658-019-01820-0
  • Fernandes et al. (2018a) High-quality draft genome sequence of Xanthomonas sp. strain CPBF 424, a walnut-pathogenic strain with atypical features. Microbiology Resource Announcements 7: e00921-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00921-18 (PDF file)
  • Fernandes et al. (2018b) High-quality draft genome sequence of Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis CPBF 1521, isolated from leaves of a symptomatic walnut tree in Portugal without a past of phytosanitary treatment. Microbiology Resource Announcements 7: e00887-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00887-18 (PDF file)
  • Fernandes et al. (2021a) Comprehensive diversity assessment of walnut‐associated xanthomonads reveal the occurrence of distinct Xanthomonas arboricola lineages and of a new species (Xanthomonas euroxanthea) within the same tree. Plant Pathology 70: 943-958. doi: 10.1111/ppa.13355
  • Fernandes et al. (2021b) Comparative genomics of Xanthomonas euroxanthea and Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis strains isolated from a single walnut host tree. Microorganisms 9: 624. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030624 (PDF file)
  • Gašic et al. (2018) Complete genome of the Xanthomonas euvesicatoria specific bacteriophage K81, its survival and potential in control of pepper bacterial spot. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 2021. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02021 (PDF file)
  • Gazdik et al. (2021) Persistence of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris in field soil in Central Europe. Microorganisms 9: 591. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030591 (PDF file)
  • Gétaz et al. (2018) High-quality draft genome sequences of five Xanthomonas arboricola pv. fragariae isolates. Genome Announcements 6: e01585-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01585-17 (PDF file)
  • Gétaz et al. (2020) Host–pathogen interactions between Xanthomonas fragariae and its host Fragaria x ananassa investigated with a dual RNA-seq analysis. Microorganisms 8: 1253. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8081253 (PDF file)
  • Giampetruzzi et al. (2019) Draft genome resources of two strains (“ESVL” and “IVIA5901”) of Xylella fastidiosa associated with almond leaf scorch disease in Alicante, Spain. Phytopathology 109: 219-221. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-09-18-0328-A (PDF file)
  • Gluck-Thaler et al. (2020) Repeated gain and loss of a single gene modulates the evolution of vascular plant pathogen lifestyles. Science Advances 6: eabc4516. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abc4516 (PDF file)
  • Kałużna et al. (2021) Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis and pv. corylina: Brothers or distant relatives? Genetic clues, epidemiology, and insights for disease management. Molecular Plant Pathology, in press. doi: 10.1111/mpp.13073 (PDF file)
  • Koebnik et al. (2020) The complete genome sequence of Xanthomonas theicola, the causal agent of canker on tea plants, reveals novel secretion systems in clade-1 xanthomonads. Phytopathology 111: 611-616. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-07-20-0273-SC (PDF file)
  • Kovács et al. (2019) Complete genome sequences of 10 Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae bacteriophages. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8: e00334-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00334-19 (PDF file)
  • Lang et al. (2019) A pathovar of Xanthomonas oryzae infecting wild grasses provides insight into the evolution of pathogenicity in rice agroecosystems. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 507. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00507 (PDF file)
  • Martins et al. (2020) Xanthomonas euroxanthea sp. nov., a new xanthomonad species including pathogenic and non-pathogenic strains of walnut. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 70: 6024-6031. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004386 (PDF file)
  • Mücke et al. (2019) Transcriptional reprogramming of rice cells by Xanthomonas oryzae TALEs. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 162. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.00162 (PDF file)
  • Nakato et al. (2019) A new multi locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis scheme for epidemiological surveillance of Xanthomonas vasicola pv. musacearum, the plant pathogen causing bacterial wilt on banana and enset. PLoS One 14: e0215090. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215090 (PDF file)
  • Peňázová et al. (2020) Multiplex real-time PCR for the detection of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis, Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato and pathogenic Xanthomonas species on tomato plants. PLoS One 15: e0227559. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227559 (PDF file)
  • Puławska et al. (2020) Transcriptome analysis of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry leaves. Scientific Reports 10: 20582. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-77612-y (PDF file)
  • Roeschlin et al. (2019) PthA4AT, a 7.5-repeats transcription activator-like (TAL) effector from Xanthomonas citri ssp. citri, triggers citrus canker resistance. Molecular Plant Pathology 20: 1394-1407. doi: 10.1111/mpp.12844 (PDF file)
  • Roman-Reyna et al. (2019) Genome resource of barley bacterial blight and leaf streak pathogen Xanthomonas transluscens pv. translucens strain UPB886. Plant Disease 104: 13-15. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1103-A (PDF file)
  • Šević et al. (2019) Integration of biological and conventional treatments in control of pepper bacterial spot. Crop Protection 119: 46–51. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2019.01.006
  • Stefani et al. (2021) Bacteriophage-mediated control of phytopathogenic xanthomonads: a promising green solution for the future. Microorganisms 8: 1301. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9051056 (PDF file)
  • Stehlíková et al. (2020) Development of real-time and colorimetric loop mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of Xanthomonas gardneri. Microorganisms 8: 1301. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8091301 (PDF file)
  • Studholme et al. (2020) Transfer of Xanthomonas campestris pv. arecae, and Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum to Xanthomonas vasicola (Vauterin) as Xanthomonas vasicola pv. arecae comb. nov., and Xanthomonas vasicola pv. musacearum comb. nov. and description of Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum pv. nov. Phytopathology 110: 1153-1160. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-03-19-0098-LE (PDF file)
  • Stulberg et al. (2020) Genomics-informed molecular detection of Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum strains causing severe bacterial leaf streak of corn. Phytopathology 110: 1174-1179. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-18-0453-R
  • Teper et al. (2018) The Xanthomonas euvesicatoria type III effector XopAU is an active protein kinase that manipulates plant MAP kinase signaling. PLoS Pathogens 14: e1006880. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006880 (PDF file)
  • Vancheva et al. (2021) Molecular epidemiology of Xanthomonas euvesicatoria strains from the Balkan Peninsula revealed by a new multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis scheme. Microorganisms 9: 536. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030536 (PDF file)

Posters from EuroXanth:

  • Altin et al. (2019a) Integrating copper and a microbial consortium for an effective control strategy against the bacterial blight of walnut. 4th International Symposium on Biological Control of Bacterial Plant Diseases in Viterbo, Italy (July 9-11, 2019) (PDF file)
  • Altin et al. (2019b) Isolation and characterization of the bacteriophages infecting Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis. 5th Symposium of the French Phage Network in Grenoble, France (October 8-9, 2019) (PDF file)
  • Altin et al. (2021) Synthesis, characterisation and efficacy of chitosan-stabilised silver nanoparticles against Xanthomonas vesicatoria, the causal agent of tomato bacterial spot. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021) (PDF file)
  • Anguita-Maeso et al. (2019) Characterization of the olive xylem microbiome community composition by metabarcoding greatly depends on the matrix used to extract DNA and 16S universal bacterial PCR primers. 2nd European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Ajaccio, France (October 29 – 30, 2019) (PDF file)
  • Anguita-Maeso et al. (2021) Bioinformatic pipelines are determinant in the analysis of microbial communities from different ecological niches in cultivated olive trees. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021) (PDF file)
  • Ares et al. (2019) The microbiome of xylem sap associated with almond leaf scorch disease caused by Xylella fastidiosa in South-East Spain. Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2019 (MICROBIOTEC 19) in Coimbra, Portugal (December 5 – 7, 2019) (PDF file)
  • Beran and Stehlíková (2021) Specific DNA markers for detection of Xanthomonas gardneri based on analysis of 2500 genomes within 30 minutes. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021) (PDF file)
  • D’Attoma et al. (2019a) Leaf ionome profile of susceptible and resistant olive cultivars infected by Xylella fastidiosa. 2nd European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Ajaccio, France (October 29 – 30, 2019) (PDF file)
  • D’Attoma et al. (2019b) Transformation of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies pauca strain ‘De Donno’. 2nd European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Ajaccio, France (October 29 – 30, 2019)
  • Martins et al. (2019) Genomic insights into the evolution of pathogenicity in a new walnut-associated Xanthomonas species. Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2019 (MICROBIOTEC 19) in Coimbra, Portugal (December 5 – 7, 2019) (PDF file)
  • Gašić et al. (2018) Biocontrol potential of bacteriophage KΦ1 in control of pepper bacterial spot. 11th International Congress of Plant Pathology in Boston, MA, U.S.A. (July 29 – August 3, 2018) (PDF file)
  • Kałużna and Pothier (2021) Complete genome sequences and characterization of Xanthomonas arboricola, the causal agent of bacterial leaf blight of blueberry. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021) (PDF file)
  • Koebnik and Emeriau (2017) Integrating science on Xanthomonadaceae for integrated plant disease management in Europe. European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Palma de Mallorca, Spain (November 13 – 15, 2017) (PDF file)
  • Montilon et al. (2019) Evaluation of xylem vascular occlusions in olive cultivars infected with Xylella fastidiosa. 2nd European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Ajaccio, France (October 29 – 30, 2019)
  • Obradović et al. (2017) Preventing Xylella fastidiosa introduction in Serbia – Challenges in pathogen detection. European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Palma de Mallorca, Spain (November 13 – 15, 2017) (PDF file)
  • Popović et al. (2021) Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni associated with leaf and fruit spot and twig necrosis of peach, apricot and sweet cherry in Montenegro. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021)
  • Prokić et al. (2018) Studying Xanthomonas arboricola pv. corylina strains from Serbia for streptomycin and kasugamycin resistance and copper compounds sensitivity in vitro. 11th International Congress of Plant Pathology in Boston, MA, U.S.A. (July 29 – August 3, 2018) (PDF file)
  • Prokić et al. (2021) Etiology of bacterial leaf spot of arugula in Serbia. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021) (PDF file)
  • Roeschlin et al. (2021) PthA4AT, a short TAL-effector from Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri induces immunity in Nicotiana benthamiana. 4th Annual EuroXanth Conference (Online conference; June 28 – 30, 2021) (PDF file)
  • Vona et al. (2019) Monitoring of biofilm production in Xylella fastidiosa strain ‘De Donno’ via biochemical signalling modulation. 2nd European Conference on Xylella fastidiosa in Ajaccio, France (October 29 – 30, 2019)

Press Releases:


Special Issue in MDPI Microorganisms, edited by the four WG Leaders, the Vice Chair and the Chair:

  • Catara et al. (2021) Trends in molecular diagnosis and diversity studies for phytosanitary regulated Xanthomonas. Microorganisms 9: 862. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9040862 (PDF file)
  • D’Attoma et al. (2020) Phenotypic characterization and transformation attempts reveal peculiar traits of Xylella fastidiosa subspecies pauca strain De Donno. Microorganisms 8: 1832. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8111832 (PDF file)
  • Fernandes et al. (2021) Comparative genomics of Xanthomonas euroxanthea and Xanthomonas arboricola pv. juglandis strains isolated from a single walnut host tree. Microorganisms 9: 624. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030624 (PDF file)
  • Gazdik et al. (2021) Persistence of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris in field soil in Central Europe. Microorganisms 9: 591. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030591 (PDF file)
  • Gétaz et al. (2020) Host–pathogen interactions between Xanthomonas fragariae and its host Fragaria x ananassa investigated with a dual RNA-seq analysis. Microorganisms 8: 1253. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8081253 (PDF file)
  • Martins et al. (2021) Persister cells form in the plant pathogen Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri under different stress conditions. Microorganisms 9: 384. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9020384 (PDF file)
  • Picchi et al. (2021) Modified monosaccharides content of xanthan gum impairs citrus canker disease by affecting the epiphytic lifestyle of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri. Microorganisms 9: 1176. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9061176 (PDF file)
  • Pruvost et al. (2021) Diversity and geographical structure of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri on citrus in the South West Indian Ocean region. Microorganisms 9: 945.doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9050945 (PDF file)
  • Stefani et al. (2021) Bacteriophage-mediated control of phytopathogenic xanthomonads: a promising green solution for the future. Microorganisms 8: 1301. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9051056 (PDF file)
  • Stehlíková et al. (2020) Development of real-time and colorimetric loop mediated isothermal amplification assay for detection of Xanthomonas gardneri. Microorganisms 8: 1301. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms8091301 (PDF file)
  • Vancheva et al. (2021) Molecular epidemiology of Xanthomonas euvesicatoria strains from the Balkan Peninsula revealed by a new multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis scheme. Microorganisms 9: 536. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9030536 (PDF file)
  • Zárate-Chaves et al. (2021) TAL effector repertoires of strains of Xanthomonas phaseoli pv. manihotis in commercial cassava crops reveal high diversity at the country scale. Microorganisms 9: 315. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms9020315 (PDF file)