cucumber mosaic


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Related to cucumber mosaic: Brome mosaic virus

cucumber mosaic

n.
A disease of numerous vegetable and horticultural crops, caused by an RNA virus and characterized by mottled and malformed leaves and fruit.
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Evaluation of the pathogenic response of some Okra lines to Cucumber mosaic virus.
Carr's team found that tomato plants infected with cucumber mosaic virus gave off a different chemical cocktail than noninfected plants--and that bumblebees preferred the infected plants' brew.
Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV, genus: Cucumovirus, family: Bromoviridae) is one of the most widespread plant viruses in the world with extensive host range infecting about 1000 species including cereals, fruits, vegetables and ornamentals and its economic impact, CMV has been considered as one of the most important viruses (Roossinck, 1999; Palukaitis and Arenal, 2003).
One virus Wang has studied -- the cucumber mosaic virus -- affects pumpkin, squash and gourds in 1,200 species in over 100 plant families.
Multipik (Harris) produces well and the plants are resistant to Cucumber Mosaic, which can appear with summer heat and put ugly green mottling on an otherwise gorgeous yellow squash.
The rusty plum aphid can also indirectly damage plants by vectoring various plant viruses, including cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) (Coudriet 1962), sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV) (Harborne 1988), bermuda grass mosaic virus (BgMV) (Masumi et al.
It was shown that PGPR strain which induced resistance in cucumber against fungal and bacterial disease can also induced resistance in cucumber and tomato plants against cucumber mosaic virus [20].
March weekends have been spent pouring over horticultural catalogues and the Sunday supplements to decide whether to grow the versatile Tromboncino courgettes or the British-bred Defenders with their resistance to cucumber mosaic virus, in our tiny windswept vegetable plot.
The important viruses of cucurbitaceae family are Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV), Water melon mosaic virus (WMV), Papaya ring spot virus (PRSV), Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV), Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), Melon necrotic spot virus (MNSV).
Tobacco etch virus (TEV), cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) and potato virus Y (PVY) can infect peppers grown in warm climates.