NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team of researchers has published the draft genome sequences of two plant pathogens, Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora sojae, which cause millions of dollars per year of damage to oak trees and soybean crops, respectively.
 
Researchers from the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and the US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute published the sequences of both genomes in the Sept. 1 issue of Science.
 

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