Lookup NU author(s): Professor Neil Boonham
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015Chalara fraxinea is the causal agent of ash dieback, a disease affecting Fraxinus excelsior and F. angustifolia across Europe. Loop-mediated isothermal amplifi cation (LAMP) is a rapid, DNA-based method which can be used for specifi c detection of plant pathogens in infected material. The combination of a rapid LAMP assay for C. fraxinea with a simple sample preparation method in a user-friendly kit format raises the potential for testing to be carried out away from conventional laboratory facilities, to expedite measure to manage this damaging disease.
Author(s): Tomlinson J, Boonham N
Editor(s): Christophe Lacomme
Publication type: Book Chapter
Publication status: Published
Book Title: Plant Pathology: Techniques and Protocols
Online publication date: 01/01/2015
Acceptance date: 01/01/1900
Series Title: Methods in Molecular Biology
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
PubMed id: 25981247
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