mosaic virus

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A type of plant virus that causes green and yellow mottling of leaves of a plant. A much-studied type is the tobacco mosaic virus, affecting the tobacco plant.

See also: Mosaic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The letter F on a tag alerts the purchaser the variety is resistant to fusarium wilt, TMV for tomato mosaic virus, V for verticillium wilt, T for tobacco mosaic virus and so on.
The Punjab Agriculture Department in a statement in Oct 2017 had also said the ban on import of tomatoes would help in eliminating various diseases that had been spreading in crops as the Indian tomatoes were infected with five diseases and viruses such as leaf curl New Delhi virus, yellow leaf curl virus, aspermy virus and mosaic virus.
MLND is a viral maize disease caused by co-infection with maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV) and other viruses like the sugarcane mosaic virus. It damages crops, causing up to 100 per cent losses and threatening food security in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and other affected countries.
Cowpea viruses reported so far in Ghana include southern bean mosaic virus (SBMV), cowpea aphid-borne mosaic virus (CABMV) [9], blackeye cowpea mosaic virus (BICMV), bean common mosaic virus (BICM) [6] and cowpea mild mottle virus (CPMMV) [10].
They have also observed it to be resistant to squash leaf curl virus, zucchini yellow mosaic virus and papaya ring spot virus.
Alternanthera mosaic virus (AltMV) was first described in 1999 as "isolate 451/1" in the state of Queensland, Australia [1].
This work contains 25 papers on subjects such as genomic insights into plant-pathogenic and non-plant-pathogenic endophytes, siliconAEs role in abiotic and biotic plant stresses, and the epidemiology and management of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus. Also discussed are the evolution of hormone signaling networks in plant defense, and the interplay between innate immunity and the plant microbiota.
Calendula officinalis plants have been found to be affected by Cucumber mosaic virus (Lisa & Della-Valle, 1979; Naqvi & Samad, 1985), Turnip mosaic virus (Lisa et al., 1979) and Tobacco mosaic virus (Hristova et al ., 1994).
Coat proteins of Rice tungro bacilliform virus and Mungbean yellow mosaic virus contain multiple nuclear-localization signals and interact with importin a.
Soybean mosaic virus (SMV) is one of the viruses, which can reduce the quality and the amount of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] production.