Resistance to Cucumber mosaic virus in Cowpea and Implications for Control of Cowpea Stunt Disease.

@article{Gillaspie2001ResistanceTC,
  title={Resistance to Cucumber mosaic virus in Cowpea and Implications for Control of Cowpea Stunt Disease.},
  author={A. Graves Gillaspie},
  journal={Plant disease},
  year={2001},
  volume={85 9},
  pages={
          1004-1005
        }
}
Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) and Blackeye cowpea mosaic virus (BlCMV) interact synergistically in dually infected plants of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata) to cause cowpea stunt disease, the most damaging viral disease of this crop in the U.S. Sources of resistance to BlCMV are known and are present in cultivars of cowpea such as Pinkeye Purple Hull-BVR. However, no sources of CMV resistance have been found previously in cowpea. In 1998, PI 441918, a cowpea line growing in… CONTINUE READING