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Survey and serological detection of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) viruses in Ethiopia

The study aimed to assess the recent magnitude of virus diseases attacking sweet potato in the main production areas of the country. Ninety seven sweet potato fields were visited in eastern and southern Ethiopia in 2009 and a total of 235 symptomatic and 735 asymptomatic vine cuttings were collected. The …

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Sweetpotato viruses: 15 years of progress on understanding and managing complex diseases

Sweetpotato (SP) (Ipomea Batatas (L) Lam) a member of Convolvulaceae family is important food security crop globally. The SP is indeterminant perennial and is grown as an annual crop in the tropic and subtropics. The most used propagation method is vegetative resulting in virus accumulation within planting stocks. This has …

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Synergistic Interaction of Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (Crinivirus) with Carla-, Cucumo-, Ipomo-, and Potyviruses Infecting Sweet Potato

Co-infection of Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV, genus Crinivirus) with Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV, genus Potyvirus) results in sweet potato virus disease (SPVD), a synergistic disease that is widely distributed in the sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) growing regions of the world. Since both SPCSV and SPFMV are …

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