Australasian Plant Pathology

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 137–138 | Cite as

First report of Wheat streak mosaic virus infecting wheat in Argentina

Disease Notes or New Records


Wheat streak mosaic virus has been detected for the first time in Argentina in wheat crops (Triticum aestivum) growing in the central area of the country (Córdoba province). Virus identity was established by host range experiments, electron microscopy, serology and polymerase chain reaction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de Fitopatología y Fisiología Vegetal (IFFIVE)-INTACórdobaArgentina
  2. 2.USDA-ARSUniversity of NebraskaLincolnUSA
  3. 3.Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)Argentina

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