Virus problems of potatoes

Virus problems of potatoes
Original hosted in "Organic.Edunet", contributed by Social Updater on 30/07/2013
Published on the Web by the Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University as part of their site 'Vegetable MD Online' this document was authored by Mary E. Burrows and Thomas A. Zitter in 2005 and provides information on eight of the key viruses that affect potatoes. The fact sheet provides information on potato virus Y; potato leafroll virus; potato virus S; potato virus X; potato mop top virus; tobacco rattle virus; potato spindle tuber viroid and alfalfa mosaic virus giving description, symptoms and management for all. General virus management guidelines are given and colour images of diseased plants are provided.
Tags: potatoes, viruses, potato A potyvirus, potato leaf roll luteovirus, potato mop top furovirus, potato S carlavirus, potato X potexvirus, potato Y potyvirus
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Resource type: Educational Object
Languages: English
Target age group: 18-U
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