cucumber mosaic


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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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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.
Ding produced the first evidence for that hypothesis while working with Bob Symons in the Waite Institute in South Australia, studying cucumber mosaic virus, a devastating, aphid-carried disease that infects more than 1,000 plant species, including many important crops.
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).
When cucumber mosaic virus, known as CMV, infects garden-variety squash plants, the plants smell more alluring to aphids than healthy plants do, reported ecologist Kerry Mauck of Pennsylvania State University in University Park.
Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) causing mosaic and chlorosis of banana in Marthwada region was characterized on the basis of biological, serological and RT-PCR amplification of Coat protein.
ATHE blotches are symptoms of cucumber mosaic virus, a serious disease spread by sap-feeding pests such as aphids.
The worst problems you get with dahlias are cucumber mosaic and tomato wilt, causing problems with the leaves and stunted growth.
This catalogue also has a fair range of organic vegetable seeds, with a few new additions including that favourite courgette "Defender", which has good resistance to cucumber mosaic virus.
The plants can also host crop viruses, such as cucumber mosaic virus, potato leafroll virus, potato virus Y, tomato mosaic, or the potato fungus Alternaria solani.