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Sodium sulphite yields improved DNA of higher stability for PCR detection of Citrus yellow mosaic virus from citrus leaves.
Citrus yellow mosaic virus (CYMV), a non-enveloped bacilliform DNA virus causes a severe mosaic disease in sweet oranges in India. CYMV is weakly immunogenic, thus serodiagnosis is not a preferredExpand
Simultaneous detection of Onion yellow dwarf virus and Shallot latent virus in infected leaves and cloves of garlic by duplex RT-PCR.
A duplex RT-PCR was standardized for the simultaneous detection of Onion yellow dwarf virus (OYDV) and Garlic latent virus (GarLV), a synonym for the recognized species Shallot latent virus (SLV) inExpand
Detection of Citrus exocortis viroid, Iresine viroid, and Tomato chlorotic dwarf viroid in New Ornamental Host Plants in India.
Columnea latent viroid, originating from ornamental plants, is known to be harmful to crop plants (2). Despite the potential threat to crop plants, the importance of ornamental plants in viroidExpand
Localized resistance against virus infection by leaf extract of Celosia cristata
Preinoculation treatment with Celosia cristata leaf extract prevented lesion production by sunnhemp rosette virus, tobacco mosaic virus and potato virus X in several local lesion hosts, but not inExpand
Molecular Detection of 16SrXI Group Phytoplasma Associated with Root (Wilt) Disease of Coconut (Cocos nucifera) in India.
Coconut palm (Cocos nucifera L.), a versatile tree crop with multifarious uses, is important for the livelihood security of millions of people in India. Root (wilt) disease (RWD) is a majorExpand
First Report of Citrus Greening Disease and Associated Bacterium "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" from Bhutan.
During July 2002, surveys of mandarin orchards were conducted in Punakha Valley and Wangdue districts of Bhutan. Symptoms of the greening disease were observed in most of the orchard. The incidenceExpand
First Report of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 1 Infecting Grapevines in India.
Viticulture, one of the most remunerative farming enterprises of India, is seriously affected by leafroll disease, which accounts for 62% of the losses in grape production worldwide due to viralExpand
First Report of Association of Candidatus Phytoplasma cynodontis (16SrXI-B Group) With Streak, Yellowing, and Stunting Disease in Durum and Bread Wheat Genotypes From Central India
Since 2011, chlorosis with defined chlorotic streak symptoms, yellowing, stunting, and drying of infected clumps of 155 durum (Triticum durum L.) and two bread wheat (T. aestivum L.) genotypes (30-Expand
Comprehensive expression analysis of rice phospholipase D gene family during abiotic stresses and development
Phospholipase D is one of the crucial enzymes involved in lipid mediated signaling, triggered during various developmental and physiological processes. Different members of PLD gene family have beenExpand