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Front Plant Sci. 2017; 8: 325.
Published online 2017 March 9. doi:  10.3389/fpls.2017.00325
PMCID: PMC5343036

Corrigendum: Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Method for the Rapid Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum Phylotype I Mulberry Strains in China

There were mistakes regarding the phylotype of strain Po35, Po40, and PoYN. Those strains belong to Phylotype II, not Phylotype III.

In the Results section, sub-section Specificity, paragraph one, samples 35–38 and 41 were allocated to Phylotype II and samples 39–40 and 42 to Phylotype III. The correct paragraph should be:

The specificity of the LAMP for detecting R. solanacearum phylotype I mulberry strains was analyzed using genomic DNA isolated from 46 representative R. solanacearum strains that belonged to Phylotypes I (sample 1–34; 43–46), II (sample 35–42), and 7 other pathogens.

In addition, in the fourth paragraph of the Discussion, it was suggested that Phylotype III was also covered when it was not. The correct paragraph should be:

To evaluate the specificity of the LAMP-based method, 53 strains were used in this study, including 46 R. solanacearum strains covering Phylotypes I, II and seven other soil- borne bacteria strains.

Finally, in Table Table1,1, the Phylotype of No. 39 (III), 40 (III), and 42 (III) are incorrect. The corrected table appears below.

Table 1
Ralstonia solanacearum and the control strains used in this study.

The authors apologize for these errors and state that they do not affect the conclusion of the article in any way.

Conflict of interest statement

The authors declare that the research was conducted in the absence of any commercial or financial relationships that could be construed as a potential conflict of interest.


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