Evaluation of tuber-bearingSolanum species for symptomology, as diagnostic hosts, and sources of immunityto potato virus Y necrotic strain (PVYN)

A total of 258 Plant Introductions (PI) belonging to 69Solarium species were evaluated in the greenhouse for their reaction to the tobacco veinal necrosis strain of potato virus Y (PVY N). One hundred and thirty-one (50.7%) of the PI accessions produced mosaic symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Local lesion and veinal necrosis symptoms were observed in… CONTINUE READING