East Adriatic—a reservoir region of severe Citrus tristeza virus strains

@article{erni2009EastAR,
  title={East Adriatic—a reservoir region of severe Citrus tristeza virus strains},
  author={Silvija {\vC}erni and Dijana {\vS}kori{\'c} and Jelena Ru{\vs}{\vc}i{\'c} and Mladen Krajacic and Tatjana Papic and Khaled Djelouah and Gustavo Nolasco},
  journal={European Journal of Plant Pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={124},
  pages={701-706}
}
Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) represents one of the major threats to citrus production worldwide. In the East Adriatic region, CTV symptoms are mostly absent due to traditional citrus grafting on trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata), a CTV-tolerant rootstock. Therefore, the virus has been continuously spreading by the propagation of infected material. The genetic variability of CTV was studied on nineteen citrus samples, collected from orchards in the coastal region of Croatia, Montenegro and… CONTINUE READING