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Micropropagation of Vitis Vinifera from “Vinho Verde” Region of Portugal: A Method for Grapevine Leafroll Virus Elimination

  • Margarida Casal
  • M. Salomé S. Pais
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 186)


One of the main conditionants of productivity and quality of “Vinho verde” is virus and virus-like diseases transmited by the traditional process of propagation, Grapevine Leafroll Virus (GLRV I) being one of the most widespread.


Vitis Vinifera Axillary Meristem Virus Elimination Meristem Culture Heat Therapy 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Margarida Casal
    • 1
  • M. Salomé S. Pais
    • 2
  1. 1.Lab. BiologiaUniv. MinhoBragaPortugal
  2. 2.Dep. Biologia VegetalFac.Ciências de LisboaLisboaPortugal

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