Purification and Some Chemical Properties of Otmv

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1983
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Anne W.W
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A survey was made of the incidence in Kenya of a virus disease affecting the South African Chincherinchee, Ornithogalum thyrsoides (Liliaceae). Leaves of infected plants either became mottled or severely twisted. Virus was transmitted both mechanically or by aphids in the nonpersistent manner. All six species of aphid (Aphis craccivora, A. fabae, A. gossypii, A. nerii, Brevicoryne brassicae and Rhopalosiphum maidis) tested transmitted the virus. The host range was found to be restricted to 7 species in three families (Liliaceae, Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae) out of 5 species in 12 families tested. Chenopodium quinoa was a useful local lesion assay host~
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