African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 791

Full Length Research Paper

Occurrence of maize yellow mosaic virus and evidence of co-infection with maize lethal necrosis viruses in Bomet County, Kenya

Chepkorir Tanui
  • Chepkorir Tanui
  • Institute of Biotechnology Research Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), P. O. Box 62000-00200, Juja, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar
Sylvester Anami
  • Sylvester Anami
  • Institute of Biotechnology Research Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), P. O. Box 62000-00200, Juja, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar
Jane Wamaitha
  • Jane Wamaitha
  • Biotechnology Research Institute, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), P. O. Box 1473-00800, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar
Bramwel Waswa Wanjala
  • Bramwel Waswa Wanjala
  • Biotechnology Research Institute, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), P. O. Box 1473-00800, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 21 September 2021
  •  Accepted: 11 November 2021
  •  Published: 31 December 2021

References

Bernreiter A, Teijeiro RG, Jarrin D, Garrido P, Ramos L (2017). First report of Maize yellow mosaic virus infecting maize in Ecuador. New Disease Reports 36(1):11-11.
Crossref

 

Chen S, Jiang G, Wu J, Liu Y, Qian Y, Zhou X (2016). Characterization of a Novel Polerovirus Infecting Maize in China. Viruses 8(5):120.
Crossref

 

County Government of Bomet (2018). Bomet County Integrated Development plan 2018-2022. Council of Governors, Bomet, Kenya.

 

De Groote H, Oloo F, Tongruksawattana S, Das B (2016). Community- survey based assessment of the geographic distribution and impact of maize lethal necrosis (MLN) disease in Kenya. Crop Protection 82:30-35.
Crossref

 

Demissie T, Duku C, Groot A, Muhwanga J, Nzoka O, Recha J, Osumba J (2020). Sorghum Kenya: Climate risk assessment. Climate Resilient Agribusiness for Tomorrow (CRAFT).

 

Esilaba AO, Karanja JK, Otipa M, Nyongesa D, Okoti M, Mutuma E, Kathuku-Gitonga AN, Too A, Mutisya D, Njunie M, Muli B, Wasilwa L (2019). KCEP-CRAL Maize Extension Manual. Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Garcia-Ruiz H, Holste NM, LaTourrette K (2020). Poleroviruses (Luteoviridae). In: Reference Module in Life Sciences.
Crossref

 

Holste NM (2020). Polerovirus genomic variation and mechanism of silencing suppression by P0 protein. University of Nebraska, USA.

 

Huang X, Madan A (1999). CAP3: A DNA sequence assembly program. Genome Research 9(9):868-877.
Crossref

 

Isabirye BE, Rwomushana I (2016). Current and future potential distribution of maize chlorotic mottle virus and risk of maize lethal necrosis disease in Africa. Journal of Crop Protection 5(2):215-228.
Crossref

 

Kagwiria D, Koech OK, Kinama JM, Chemining'wa GN, Ojulong HF (2019). Sorghum production praqctices in an itegrated crop-Livestock production system in Makueni County, Eastern Kenya. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystem 22(1):13-23.

 

Kiruwa FH, Feyissa T, Ndakidemi PA (2016). Insights of maize lethal necrotic disease: A major constraint to maize production in East Africa. African Journal of Microbiology Research 10(9):271-279.
Crossref

 

Leitich RK, Korir JC, Muoma JO, Omayio DO (2021). Viral synergism and its role in management of maize lethal necrosis disease. African Journal of Plant Science 15(6):151-157.

 

Leitich RK, Korir JC, Muoma JO, Wangai A, Bong K, Johal G, Loesch-Fries S (2020). Molecular characterization of viruses causing maize lethal necrosis disease in South-Rift region, Kenya. International Journal of Genetics and Molecular Biology 12(2):71-77.

 

Massawe DP, Stewart LR, Kamatenesi J, Asiimwe T, Redinbaugh MG (2018). Complete sequence and diversity of a maize associated Polerovirus in East Africa. Virus Genes 54(3):432-437.
Crossref

 

Mezzalama M, Das B, Prasanna BM (2015). MLN Pathogen Diagnosis, MLN-free Seed Production and Safe Exchange to Non-Endemic Countries. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.1234.3202

 

Mwathi JW, Ooro PA, Karanja J, Esilaba AO, Nyongesa D, Kamidi M, Wanjekeche E, Macharia D, Mercy Waithaka, Woyengo V, Barkutwo J, Githunguri C, Kamau G, Miriti J, Nassiuma E, Masinde W, Mwenda M, Njaimwe A, Macharia M, Gitari J, Murage PM, Koech M, Thuranira E, Ashiono G, Okoti M, Rono B, Ketiem PK, Kimani S, Gachuki P, Wanyonyi M, Maina I, Mutoko C, odendo M, Kipkemoi PL, Chebosonwy R, Magiroi KN, Mwangi H, Onyango EM (2016). KALRO-KCEP Maize Production Training and Extension Manual. Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Mwatuni FM, Nyende AB, Njuguna J, Xiong Z, Machuka E, Stomeo F (2020). Occurrence, genetic diversity, and recombination of maize lethal necrosis disease-causing viruses in Kenya. Virus Research 286:198081.
Crossref

 

Naseem A, Nagarajan L, Pray C (2018). The role of maize varietal development on yields in Kenya. Paper presented at the 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economics, Vancouver, July 28-August 2.

 

Njagi T, Kevin O, Lilian K, Joyce M (2019). Sorghum Production in Kenya: Farm-level Characteristics, Constraints and Opportunities. Technical Paper. Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development. Egerton University.

 

One Acre Fund (2020). Milet and Sorghum Takes Centres Stage on Farmers Plates.

View

 

Palanga E, Longué RDS, Koala M, Néya JB, Traoré O, Martin DP, Peterschmitt M, Filloux D, Roumagnac P (2017). First report of Maize yellow mosaic virus infecting maize in Burkina Faso. New Disease Reports 35(1):26-26.
Crossref

 

Stewart LR, Todd J, Willie K, Massawe D, Khatri N (2020). A Recently Discovered Maize Polerovirus Causes Leaf Reddening Symptoms in Several Maize Genotypes and is Transmitted by Both the Corn Leaf Aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis) and the Bird Cherry-Oat Aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi). Plant Disease 104(6):1589-1592.
Crossref

 

Stewart LR, Willie K (2021). Maize yellow mosaic virus interacts with maize chlorotic mottle virus and sugarcane mosaic virus in mixed infections but does not cause maize lethal necrosis. Plant Disease.
Crossref

 

Tamura K, Stecher G, Peterson D, Filipski A, Kumar S (2013). MEGA6: Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis version 6.0. Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(12):2725-2729.
Crossref

 

Thompson JD, Gibson TJ, Higgins DG (2002). Multiple sequence alignment using ClustalW and ClustalX. Curr Protoc Bioinformatics Chapter 2(1):Unit 2 3.
Crossref

 

Wamaitha MJ, Nigam D, Maina S, Stomeo F, Wangai A, Njuguna JN, Holton TA, Wanjala BW, Wamalwa M, Lucas T, Djikeng A, Garcia-Ruiz H (2018). Metagenomic analysis of viruses associated with maize lethal necrosis in Kenya. Virology Journal 15(1):90.
Crossref

 

Wangai AW, Redinbaugh MG, Kinyua ZM, Miano DW, Leley PK, Kasina M, Mahuku G, Scheets K, Jeffers D (2012). First Report of Maize chlorotic mottle virus and Maize Lethal Necrosis in Kenya. Plant Disease 96(10):1582.
Crossref

 

Yahaya A, Dangora DB, Alabi OJ, Zongoma AM, Kumar PL (2019). Detection and diversity of maize yellow mosaic virus infecting maize in Nigeria. Virus disease 30(4):538-544.
Crossref