Journal of
General and Molecular Virology

  • Abbreviation: J. Gen. Mol. Virol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6648
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGMV
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 37

Table of Content: December 2009; 1(4)

December 2009

Efficiency of cassava brown streak virus transmission by two whitefly species in coastal Kenya

  The efficiency of cassava brown streak virus (CBSV) transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and spiraling whitefly (Aleurodicus dispersus) Russell (Hom, Aleyrodidae) was determined. The transmission utilized field collected adult whitefly populations fed on (allowed 48 h acquisition access feeding period (AAP)) on CBSD (cassava brown streak virus disease) symptomatic leaves before...

Author(s): B. Mware, R. Narla, R. Amata, F. Olubayo, J. Songa, S. Kyamanyua, and E. M. Ateka

December 2009

First report of symptoms associated to a phytoplasma affecting Nopal (Opuntia ficusindica Mill) in the “Pyramids” Indian, State of Mexico

  An unknown symptomatology, including yellowing in old plantations, colorless of cladode epidermis, cladode deforming and curly, were observed on the Indian Fig (prickly pear cactus) (Opuntia ficus-indica Mill) in the “Pyramids” Indian area located in the northeastern State of Mexico. The samples collected were analyzed through a nested-PCR reaction. The symptoms found, were all attributed to the...

Author(s): Ricardo Hernández-Pérez, Juan Carlos Noa-Carrazana, Ricardo Gaspar, Pedro Mata and Norma Flores-Estévez