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Record number 416122
Title Third Torrado virus discovered in Guatemala
Author(s) Verbeek, Martin; Dullemans, Annette; Vlugt, Rene van der
Source Third Torrado virus discovered in Guatemala, SeedQuest, USA, 2010-03-23, Friederike Eversheim,
Department(s) PRI BIOINT Entomology & Virology
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2010
Abstract Scientists of Plant Research International, part of Wageningen UR, have discovered the pathogen that causes the so-called ‘Chocolàte disease’. This is a third member of the new plant virus genus Torrado virus which is ravaging in tomato cultivation in Guatemala where it causes considerable economic damage. The new virus has been named ‘Tomato chocolàte virus’ because of the typical symptoms it causes in tomato: chocolate brown spots and rings on the fruits
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