Notes On East African Plant Virus Diseases: Courgette Leaf Distortion Incited By Watermelon Mosaic Virus

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1971/1972
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Bakker W.
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In Kenya, courgettes or baby-marrows (Cucurbita pepo L.) are grown for their fruits, which are sold locally and exported. The virus disease of courgette is widely distributed and disease incidence in the field is common. Distorted leaves of diseased plants show mosaic with dark green blisters, while younger t leaves are reduced to "shoestrings". Plants are stunt'ed and fruits uneven with yellow spots.
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 37, p. 78-85
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