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Record number 421743
Title Interaction between long and short particles of tobacco rattle virus
Author(s) Huttinga, H.
Source Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen. Promotor(en): J.P.H. van der Want; A. van Kammen. - Wageningen : Pudoc - ISBN 9789022004197 - 80
Department(s) Wageningen University
Publication type Dissertation, internally prepared
Publication year 1972
Keyword(s) plantenziekten - plantenplagen - gewasbescherming - plantenziektekunde - afwijkingen, planten - nicotiana - tabak - plantenvirussen - tabaksratelvirus - plant diseases - plant pests - plant protection - plant pathology - plant disorders - tobacco - plant viruses - Tobacco rattle virus
Categories Plant Viruses / Stimulant Crops
Abstract <p/>Tobacco rattle virus is a rod-shaped multiparticle virus.<p/>Short particles alone are not infectious, long ones are but give rise to the formation of incomplete virus. Mixtures of long and short particles induce the formation of complete virus. The interaction between long and short particles is not strain-specific: if long and short particles of different strains are inoculated together complete virus is also formed. These new strains have properties of both parent strains.<p/>The interaction between heterologous long and short particles explains why there are so many different tobacco rattle virus isolates and why no correlation can be found between classifications based on different characteristics.
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