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Review Article: Phytoplasma on ornamentals: Detection, diversity and management
During recent years, increasing attention has been devoted to the development of field floriculture, particularly for benefit of small farming businesses that produce seedlings of perennialExpand
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Review Article: Biotechnological approaches to improve sugarcane crop with special reference to disease resistance
Research on sugarcane biotechnology began in the 1960s with in vitro culture. Serious efforts to improve sugarcane crops by molecular approaches have commenced only in the past two decades. There isExpand
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First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris’ (16Sr I group) associated with yellows and little leaf diseases of Hibiscus rosa‐sinensis in India
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (family Malvaceae) is an ornamental perennial shrub and native of warm temperate, subtropical and tropical regions. It is widely used for pain treatment related toExpand
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Phytoplasmas: Plant Pathogenic Bacteria - II
The different aspects involved in the transmission of phytoplasmas by insect vectors (leafhoppers, planthoppers, and psyllids) are presented from an ecological point of view. The epidemiology ofExpand
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First report of a ' Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris' -related strain (16SrI-B subgroup) associated with witches' broom disease in Cucurbita pepo in India
Summer squash ( Cucurbita pepo , Cucurbitaceae) is an important vegetable crop cultivated all over the world for its tender fruits which are used as a cooked vegetable. In India, pumpkins, squash andExpand
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First report of phytoplasma ' Candidatus Phytoplasma trifolii' (16Sr VI) group associated with leaf yellows of Calotropis gigantea in India
Calotropis gigantea (family Asclepiadaceae), commonly known as milkweed, is a common wasteland weed. It is traditionally used in India to treat fevers, rheumatism, indigestion, cough, cold, eczema,Expand
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First Report of an Association of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma australasia’ with Cashew Nut Inflorescence Decline in Tripura, a Northeastern State of India
Cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale L.), an evergreen perennial tree, is an economically important cash crop extensively used in many Indian desserts and cuisines. Cashew nuts are used for theirExpand
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