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Analysis of Genetic Bottlenecks during Horizontal Transmission of Cucumber Mosaic Virus
This study mechanically inoculated an artificial population of Cucumber mosaic virus onto young leaves of squash plants and used two aphid species, Aphis gossypii and Myzus persicae, to transmit the virus populations from infected source plants to healthy squash plants. Expand
TsHKT1;2, a HKT1 Homolog from the Extremophile Arabidopsis Relative Thellungiella salsuginea, Shows K+ Specificity in the Presence of NaCl1[C][W]
Testing the function of plasma membrane Na+/K+ cotransporters in the High-affinity K+ Transporter (HKT) family from the halophytic Arabidopsis relative Thellungiella salsuginea revealed strong K+ transporter activity and selectivity for K+ over Na+. Expand
Genetic diversity in the 3′-terminal region of papaya ringspot virus (PRSV-W) isolates from watermelon in Oklahoma
The 3′-terminal region (1191 nt) containing part of the NIb gene, complete coat protein (CP) and poly-A tail of 64 papaya ringspot virus (PRSV-W) isolates collected during 2008-2009 from watermelonExpand
Rapid and efficient purification of Cowpea chlorotic mottle virus by sucrose cushion ultracentrifugation.
Both purified virus particles and RNA were biologically active and initiated successful infection upon inoculation to cowpea. Expand
Seed transmission of Cucumber mosaic virus in pepper.
This is the first report of CMV seed transmission in pepper and seed-growth tests in pots were performed and the rate of seed transmission was approximately 10 to 14%. Expand
Distribution of Viruses Infecting Cucurbit Crops and Isolation of Potential New Virus-Like Sequences from Weeds in Oklahoma.
Results showed the highest incidence for PRSV (51%), followed by WMV-2 (14%) and ZYMV (10%) among the collected samples, and some weed species contained possible new viruses when analyzed by random RT-PCR, followed by cloning, sequencing, and BLAST analysis with sequences in GenBank. Expand
Indus Basin Floods: Mechanisms, Impacts, and Management
More than 138 million people in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan depend on irrigated agriculture. But rising population pressures, climate change, and the continuous degradation of ecosystemExpand
Water harvesting options in the drylands at different spatial scales
The effect of spatial-scale variations on water harvesting has been evaluated at micro-catchment, hillside/farm, and watershed (=catchment) scales in three relatively dry environments in Syria,Expand
Yield stability of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in the North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
at nine locations in the North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. The interaction between genotypes and environments (G x E) was found significant in this study. None of the regression coefficients (bExpand
Evidence for novel viruses by analysis of nucleic acids in virus-like particle fractions from Ambrosia psilostachya.
The analysis of nucleic acid from virus-like particles is a useful tool to expand the knowledge of the universe of viruses to non-cultivated species. Expand