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Preliminary identification of phytoplasmas associated with grapevine yellows in Syria

  title={Preliminary identification of phytoplasmas associated with grapevine yellows in Syria},
  author={Nicoletta Contaldo and Ziad Soufi and Assunta Bertaccini},
  journal={Bulletin of Insectology},
Symptoms of grapevine yellows diseases have been observed in some grapevine growing areas near to the cost in Syria. Symptoms are similar to those associated with phytoplasmas, know as yellows diseases. In order to verify the presence of phytoplasmas using molecular techniques, leaf samples were taken from symptomatic grapevine plants that were exhibiting leaf rolling and red coloration during September 2010. Total DNA was extracted from leaf midribs of these samples and tested by nested-PCR… 

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