Dramatic Change in Citrus tristeza virus Populations in the Dominican Republic.

@article{Matos2013DramaticCI,
  title={Dramatic Change in Citrus tristeza virus Populations in the Dominican Republic.},
  author={Luis A. Toledo Matos and Mark E Hilf and Xiomara A Cayetano and Andrea O. Feliz and Scott J. Harper and Svetlana Y Folimonova},
  journal={Plant disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={
          339-345
        }
}
Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is the most destructive viral pathogen of citrus and has been an important concern for the citrus industry in the Dominican Republic. Earlier studies documented widespread distribution of mild isolates of the T30 genotype, which caused no disease in the infected trees, and a low incidence of isolates of the VT and T3 genotypes, which were associated with economically damaging decline and stem-pitting symptoms in sweet orange and Persian lime, the two major citrus… CONTINUE READING
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