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Record number 415659
Title Tomato torrado virus and Tomato marchitez virus, new plant picorna-like viruses infecting tomato
Author(s) Verbeek, M.; Dullemans, A.M.; Maris, P.C.; Heuvel, J.F.J.M. van den; Vlugt, R.A.A. van der
Event An International Conference "Advances in Plant Virology", Harrogate, Great Britain, 2009-04-01/2009-04-03
Department(s) Biointeracties and Plant Health
PRI BIOINT Entomology & Virology
Publication type Abstract in scientific journal or proceedings
Publication year 2009
Abstract Tomato plants grown in the field in Murcia (Spain) in 2003 showed symptoms that could not be attributed to any known virus. The first systemic symptoms consisted of necrotic spots at the top of the plant, starting at the base of the leaflets. Necrotic spots expanded and were surrounded by a light-green or yellow area. Plants with severe pronounced necrotic spots on the leaves and obvious growth reduction were found. Locally the disease became known as ‘torrado’ (meaning roasted), which refers to the burn-like symptoms on the leaves http://www.aab.org.uk/images/VIRO_CONF_PROG.pdf
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