First Report of Freesia sneak virus in Freesia sp. in Virginia.

@article{Vaira2009FirstRO,
  title={First Report of Freesia sneak virus in Freesia sp. in Virginia.},
  author={A. Vaira and M. Hansen and C. Murphy and M. Reinsel and J. Hammond},
  journal={Plant disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={93 9},
  pages={
          965
        }
}
In the spring of 2008, freesia, cvs. Honeymoon and Santana, with striking virus-like symptoms similar to freesia leaf necrosis disease were received by the Virginia Tech Plant Disease Clinic from a cut-flower nursery in Gloucester, VA and forwarded for analysis to the USDA-ARS Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit in Beltsville, MD. Approximately 25% of the plants had coalescing, interveinal, chlorotic, whitish, necrotic or dark brown-to-purple necrotic spots on leaves. Symptomatic plants… Expand