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Tag Archives: sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV)

Poster: Improving Sweetpotato Virus Diagnostics

Virus infection, by a number of different types of viruses, is one of the most important constraints to sweetpotato production globally, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV) and Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) are considered to be the most widespread and are particularly devastating when …

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SEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF COAT PROTEIN GENE AND 3` NONCODING REGION OF SWEET POTATO FEATHERY MOTTLE VIRUS (SPFMV) ISOLATED FROM EGYPT

SWEET POTATO FEATHERY MOTTLE VIRUS

SWEET POTATO FEATHERY MOTTLE VIRUS (SPFMV) belongs to potyviruses, the largest group of plant positive sense single stranded RNA viruses. It has long been recognized to infect sweet potatoes worldwide. The virus is transmitted mechanically and by several genera of aphids including the cotton aphid (Aphis gossypii) and the green peach …

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EXPRESSION OF SWEET POTATO FEATHERY MOTTLE VIRUS COAT PROTEIN AND PRODUCTION OF SPECIFIC ANTISERUM FOR DIAGNOSTIC ASPECTS

SWEET POTATO FEATHERY MOTTLE VIRUS

Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) has a diverse range of positive characteristics including high yield per unit area, nutritional value, and resistance to several production stresses. However, yield of sweetpotato is affected by several pathogens. One of these is the sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV), a major component of the …

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