A worldwide survey of tomato yellow leaf curl viruses

  title={A worldwide survey of tomato yellow leaf curl viruses},
  author={Henryk H. Czosnek and H. Laterrot},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
The name tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) has been given to several whitefly-transmitted geminiviruses affecting tomato cultures in many tropical and subtropical regions. Hybridization tests with two DNA probes derived from a cloned isolate of TYLCV from Israel (TYLCV-ISR) were used to assess the affinities of viruses in naturally infected tomato plants with yellow leaf curl or leaf curl symptoms from 25 countries. Probe A which included most of the intergenic region was expected to detect… CONTINUE READING