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Some symptoms caused by viruses and virus -like agents in Ipomoea batatas and related species

Sweetpotato virus diseases, probably the most important component of sweetpotato cultivar decline, have only recently begun to receive the research attention they deserve. But researchers working independently sometimes use different names and descriptive terms for what appear to be the same viruses and virus properties, leading to confusion over nomenclature. …
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Expression of sweetpotato feathery mottle virus coat protein and production of specific anti-serum for diagnostic aspects

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, diagnostics aspects for detection of sweetpotato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) are not well understood. This paper documents such aspect via expression of SPFMV coat …
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Interactions between a crinivirus, an ipomovirus and a potyvirus in coinfected sweetpotato plants

Novel and severe symptoms of chlorosis, rugosity, leaf strapping and dark green islands, designated as sweetpotato severe mosaic disease (SPSMD), were caused by dual infection of Sweet potato mild mottle virus (SPMMV; Ipomovirus) and Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (SPCSV; Crinivirus) in three East African sweetpotato cultivars (Tanzania, Dimbuka and New Kawogo). The storage root yield …

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