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Chestnut blight caused by the introduced fungus Cryphonectria parasitica has been responsible for the decline of Castanea sativa in Turkey since the 1960s. In this study, 72 C. parasitica isolates were recovered from the Marmara and Black Sea regions of Turkey showing white or cream-coloured culture morphology and were subjected to various tests to(More)
Molecular markers are commonly used for determining the relationship between insect species. In this study, we investigated the relationship of six mealybug species,Planococcus citri (Risso),Planococcus ficus (Signoret),Planococcus vovae (Nasonov),Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni Tozzetti),Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) andPhenacoccus aceris (Signoret),(More)
Fig mosaic virus (FMV), which was described recently, is the only characterized causal agent of fig mosaic disease (FMD). It has six RNA segments and belongs to the Bunyaviridae family. In order to determine the genetic diversity of Turkish FMV isolates, the most common fig cultivars showing FMD symptoms were collected from different fig-growing provinces(More)
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