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Development of broad virus resistance in non-transgenic cucumber using CRISPR/Cas9 technology.
Genome editing in plants has been boosted tremendously by the development of CRISPR/Cas9 (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) technology. This powerful tool allows substantialExpand
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Biological and molecular characterization of a new cucurbit-infecting tobamovirus.
ABSTRACT An uncharacterized virus was isolated from greenhouse-grown cucumber plants. Biological and serological data described in the present study indicated that the virus belonged in the genusExpand
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Occurrence of a variant of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in ISRAEL
A virus was isolated from naturally infected melons and squirting cucumber(Ecballium elaterium (L.) Rich) plants collected in the northern part of Israel. Some data are presented on the biological,Expand
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Ipomoea crinkle leaf curl caused by a whitefly-transmitted gemini-like virus
Summary A whitefly-transmitted infectious agent, associated with geminate particles, induced distinct symptoms on several Ipomoea species, but not on I. batatas cv. Georgia Jet. The virus wasExpand
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Truncated Rep gene originated from Tomato yellow leaf curl virus-Israel [Mild] confers strain-specific resistance in transgenic tomato
Summary Transgenic tomato plants carrying a truncated replication associated protein (T-Rep) gene of the mild strain of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus-Israel (TYLCV-Is [Mild]) were prepared. TheExpand
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Characterization of Pepper yellow leaf curl virus, a tentative new Polerovirus species causing a yellowing disease of pepper
Pepper (Capsicum annuum) is an important crop worldwide. In Israel, approximately 2,500 ha are grown all year round for the local and export markets. Herein, we report the identification of a viralExpand
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Characterisation of cucumber leaf spot virus isolated from recycled irrigation water of soil-less cucumber cultures
Greenhouse-grown cucumber plants showed mosaic-type symptoms and irregular yellow spots on their leaves. The disease did not affect plant growth and the fruits remained symptom free. A virus havingExpand
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A new disease of greenhouse tomatoes in Israel caused by a distinct strain ofTomato apical stunt viroid (TASVd)
Using the sequential PAGE method for detection of small circular RNA molecules we isolated a viroid from greenhouse-grown tomato plants exhibiting severe stunting in Israel. The viroid wasExpand
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A new aubergine disease caused by a whitefly-borne strain of Tomato mild mottle virus (TomMMoV)
The aims of the present study were to further characterize the causal agent of a new viral disease of aubergines in Israel, first observed in 2003 and tentatively named eggplant mild leaf mottleExpand
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Note: Containment ofCucumber fruit mottle mosaic virus (CFMMV) infection through roots by planting into a virus-free intermediating medium
Transfer of cucumber plants (Cucumis sativus L.) from Speedling-type polystyrene trays or polystyrene trays with a vacuum-forming insert, into pots filled with perlite infested withCucumber fruitExpand
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