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Quick identification needed to save Florida's citrus industry from devastating disease
...ptoms of citrus greening usually include a blotchy mottle
and leaf yellowing that spreads throughout the tree with lopsided fruit that fail to color properly. Citrus greening has seriously affected citrus production in Asia, Africa, the Indian subcontinent and the Arabian Peninsula, and was recently discov...
Plant-derived vaccines safeguard against deadly plague
...causes widespread plant disease and can damage and mottle
the leaves, flowers and fruits of whole crops. In the system, TMV is simply injected into the leaves of the tobacco plants. Like most crops, producing vaccines in tobacco plants primarily revolved around issues of speed, low cost and high yield. "...
Discovery of the first resistance gene to rice yellow mottle virus
Rice yellow mottle
virus (RYMV) was first identified in 1966 in Kenya. It has since been reported in most African countries where rice is grown. The disease is characterized by the appearance of mottling and then tissue death on the leaves. The fertility and developmen...