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Abstract

Three potyviruses (Potato viruses A, Y and V) are economically- important in potato crops. All three viruses are transmitted from infected to healthy plants in the non-persistent manner by aphids, induce in infected plants cylindrical cytoplasmic inclusions (“pinwheels”) composed of a protein of c. 74 kDa, have slightly flexuous filamentous particles mostly measuring c.750 × 11 nm each with a coat protein of c. 34 kDa encapsidating a single molecule of ss positive-sense RNA of c. 10 kb.

Keywords

Coat Protein Potato Virus Potato Cultivar Experimental Host Vein Clearing 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan A. Brunt
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  1. 1.Horticulture Research InternationalWellesbourne, WarwicksUK

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