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Genetic characterization of Blueberry necrotic ring blotch virus, a novel RNA virus with unique genetic features.
A new disorder was observed on southern highbush blueberries in several south-eastern states in the USA. Symptoms included irregularly shaped circular spots or blotches with green centres on theExpand
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First Report of Banana bract mosaic virus in 'Cavendish' Banana in Ecuador.
Banana bract mosaic virus (BBrMV), a member of the genus Potyvirus, family Potyviridae, is the causal agent of bract mosaic disease. The disorder has been considered a serious constraint to bananaExpand
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Maize chlorotic mottle virus exhibits low divergence between differentiated regional sub-populations
Maize chlorotic mottle virus has been rapidly spreading around the globe over the past decade. The interactions of maize chlorotic mottle virus with Potyviridae viruses causes an aggressiveExpand
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Evidence of sympatric speciation of elderberry carlaviruses.
Five new carlaviruses infecting elderberry were characterized and tentatively named as elderberry virus A-E (ElVA-ElVE). Their genome organization is similar to that of other carlaviruses with sizeExpand
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Occurrence of maize lethal necrosis in Ecuador: a disease without boundaries?
Maize plants displaying severe mosaic, chlorosis and, in some cases, necrosis were observed in two provinces of Ecuador. Shotgun sequencing of cDNA obtained from double-stranded RNA extracted fromExpand
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Detection and partial genome sequence of a new umbra-like virus of papaya discovered in Ecuador
Sequencing of cDNA synthesized from double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) from papaya leaves revealed the presence of a putative new virus with homology to genomes of several members of the genus Umbravirus. AExpand
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A raspberry bushy dwarf virus isolate from Ecuadorean Rubus glaucus contains an additional RNA that is a rearrangement of RNA-2
Sequencing of the complete genome of a raspberry bushy dwarf virus isolate from Rubus glaucus in Ecuador revealed that its RNA-1 and RNA-2 were 5449 and 2231 nucleotides (nt) long, respectively, andExpand
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Complete sequence and genetic characterization of Raspberry latent virus, a novel member of the family Reoviridae.
A new virus isolated from red raspberry plants and detected in the main production areas in northern Washington State, USA and British Columbia, Canada was fully sequenced and found to be a novelExpand
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Effect of Raspberry bushy dwarf virus, Raspberry leaf mottle virus, and Raspberry latent virus on Plant Growth and Fruit Crumbliness in 'Meeker' Red Raspberry.
Raspberry crumbly fruit in red raspberry (Rubus idaeus), widespread in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and British Columbia, Canada, is most commonly caused by a virus infection. RaspberryExpand
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Sequencing, genome analysis and prevalence of a cytorhabdovirus discovered in Carica papaya
The complete genome of a new rhabdovirus infecting papaya (Carica papaya L.) in Ecuador, named papaya virus E, was sequenced and characterized. The negative-sense single-stranded RNA genome consistsExpand
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