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Papaya ringspot virus and Cucumber mosaic virus associated with a severe mosaic in melon
Severe mosaic disease was observed in several melon fields in Costa Rica during the period 1987-1991. Two viruses, papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) and cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) were associated in single and mixed infections ...
Adaptación de una técnica de inmunosorbencia (ELISA) a la detección del virus del rayado fino del maíz en su insecto vector
An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was adapted for detection of maize rayado fino virus (RFV) in its insect vector Dalbulus maidis. Optimization of experimental conditions for the assay included the use of ...
Occurrence of Potato Powdery Scab Caused by Spongospora subterranea f. sp. subterranea in Costa Rica
Powdery scab of potatoes, caused by Spongospora subterranea (Wallr.) Lagerheim f. sp. subterranea Tomlinson, is important worldwide due to its effect on tuber quality and transmission of Potato mop-top virus. Although ...
First Report of Xylella fastidiosa in Avocado in Costa Rica
Since the late 1990s, chlorotic mottling, marginal scorch, deformation of leaves, defoliation, shortening of internodes, and branch dieback have been observed in avocado trees (Persea americana Mill.) in Costa Rica. The ...
Isolation and molecular characterization of Xylella fastidiosa from coffee plants in Costa Rica.
Coffee plants exhibiting a range of symptoms including mild to severe curling of leaf margins, chlorosis and deformation of leaves, stunting of plants, shortening of internodes, and dieback of branches have been reported ...
First Report of Xylella fastidiosa Infecting Citrus in Costa Rica
Citrus variegated chlorosis (CVC) is an important disease mainly of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) cultivars. It was first described in Brazil in the state of Sā Paulo in 1987 (4). The disease has spread to all ...
Incidence, Distribution, and Association of Spongospora subterranea and Potato mop-top virus in Costa Rica
A survey was conducted in 39 potato (Solanum tuberosum) fields in Costa Rica to determine incidence and association of Spongospora subterranean f. sp. subterranea and Potato mop-top pomovirus (PMTV). The fields were located ...
First Report of the Cymbidium Mosaic Potexvirus (CymMV) Infecting the Terrestrial Orchid Phaius tankervilliae in Costa Rica
In 1996, plants of the terrestrial orchid Phaius tankervilliae from a nursery in the Central Valley of Costa Rica were observed with mild to severe foliar symptoms of chlorotic streak. No differences were observed in growth, ...
Detección del viroide de la exocortis en plantaciones comerciales, utilizando la selección 861-S1 del cidro Etrog (Citrus medica L.)
Detection of CEVd in an orange grove using the Arizona 861-S1 selection of the ‘Etrog’ citron
La prueba de infectividad empleada tradicionalmente para el viroide de la exocortis consiste en injertar yemas de los árboles por evaluar en clones sensibles, como el cidro Arizona 861-S1, el cual ha sido previamente ...