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Iris yellow spot virus found infecting onions in three Australian states

Coutts, B.A. and McMichael, L.A. and Tesoriero, L. and Rodoni, B.C. and Wilson, C.R. and Wilson, A.J. and Persley, D.M. and Jones, R.A.C. (2003) Iris yellow spot virus found infecting onions in three Australian states. Australasian Plant Pathology, 32 (4). pp. 555-557.

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Article Link(s): http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AP03060

Publisher URL: http://www.publish.csiro.au

Abstract

Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV) was detected for the first time in Australia, infecting onions in three and leeks in one state. Identification was confirmed using sap transmission to Nicotiana benthamiana, two IYSV-specific antisera in ELISA, RT–PCR with IYSV-specific primers, and sequence comparison with published 1IYSV sequences. Spring onion, onion seed and onion bulb crops were all infected, with spring onion being the most severely affected. The virus was also detected in nursery-grown onion and leek seedlings.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), Agri-Science, Crop and Food Science
Business groups:Agri-Science, Crop and Food Science
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission from © CSIRO Publishing. Access to published version may be available via Publisher’s website.
Keywords:Virus; IYSV; onions; leeks; Nicotiana benthamiana; antisera.
Subjects:Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
Plant culture > Vegetables
Plant pests and diseases > Plant pathology
Deposited On:07 May 2004
Last Modified:08 Jun 2015 15:49

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