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Capsicum chlorosis virus infecting Capsicum annuum in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia

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Jones, R.A.C. and Sharman, M. (2005) Capsicum chlorosis virus infecting Capsicum annuum in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology, 34 (3). pp. 397-399.


Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AP05026

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


Capsicum chlorosis virus (CaCV) was detected in field grown Capsicum annuum from Kununurra in northeast Western Australia. Identification of the Kununurra isolate (WA-99) was confirmed using sap transmission to indicator hosts, positive reactions with tospovirus serogroup IV-specific antibodies and CaCV-specific primers, and amino acid sequence comparisons that showed >97% identity with published CaCV nucleocapsid gene sequences. The reactions of indicator hosts to infection with WA-99 often differed from those of the type isolate from Queensland. The virus multiplied best when test plants were grown at warm temperatures. CaCV was not detected in samples collected in a survey of C. annuum crops planted in the Perth Metropolitan area.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Plant Science
Additional Information:© Australasian Plant Pathology Society. Reproduced with permission from © CSIRO Publishing. Access to published version may be available via Publisher’s website.
Keywords:Host range; identification; sequence; symptomatology; Tospovirus; Capsicum annuum; Capsicum chlorosis virus.
Subjects:Plant pests and diseases > Individual or types of plants or trees
Plant culture > Vegetables
Live Archive:02 Mar 2009 01:31
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:43

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