Mycoplasma-like bodies inSolanum laciniatum plants infected with potato witches’ broom disease

Mycoplasma-like organisms (MLO) spread from the infectious grafts intoSolanum laciniatum Ait. stock plants relatively slowly. MLO were present in all sprouts ofS. laciniatum four weeks after grafting, but the infected plants remained under glasshouse conditions mostly symptomless and flowered normally and formed fruits like healthy plants. The growth of… (More)