A novel emaravirus is associated with redbud yellow ringspot disease.

@article{Bello2016ANE,
  title={A novel emaravirus is associated with redbud yellow ringspot disease.},
  author={Patrick L Di Bello and Alma G Laney and Tobiasz Z Druciarek and Thiện Hồ and Rose C. Gergerich and Karen E. Keller and Robert R Martin and Ioannis E Tzanetakis},
  journal={Virus research},
  year={2016},
  volume={222},
  pages={41-47}
}
Yellow ringspot is the only virus-like disease reported in redbud (Cercis spp.) with symptoms including vein clearing, chlorotic ringspots and oak-leaf pattern. A putative new emaravirus was present in all trees displaying typical yellow ringspot symptoms and the name redbud yellow ringspot associated virus is proposed. The virus genome is composed of at least five RNA segments. Two coding regions were studied to determine isolate diversity with results pointing to a homogeneous virus… CONTINUE READING