Leaf-Curl of Cotton in Garden Zinnias in North India

  title={Leaf-Curl of Cotton in Garden Zinnias in North India},
  author={R. N. Mathur},
IN a note on the leaf-curl of cotton,1 Mr. M. A. Husain queries the possibility of Aleurodids being responsible for the transmission of this disease, and points out that Aleurodids do not convey it in the Punjab. Since Mr. Husain's note was written, Mr. Kirkpatrick 2 has definitely proved that the Aleuro-did, Bemisia gossypiperda of Misra and Lamba, is the vector of leaf-curl of cotton, and recent investigations in Dehra Dun on a virus disease of garden zinnias suggest that it is identical with… Expand
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