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A bit of viral archeology « ViroBlogy

A bit of viral archeology « ViroBlogy | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Backing up a bit: back in a previous research career, I was a plant virologist who had become an expert, during my MSc project, on physical and serological techniques to do with plant viruses, and the multicomponent ...
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Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable

Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Viruses 101 will delve into the world of microscopic killers. Each post will explore a new virus ? its components, effects on victims, and its impact on the global community.

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Food security: IITA researchers grow see… - Nigerian Tribune

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IPPmedia Food security: IITA researchers grow see… Nigerian Tribune ...
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Cucumber Mosaic Virus strikes a balance between ... - Plant Scientist

Cucumber Mosaic Virus strikes a balance between ... - Plant Scientist | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Viruses are typically made up of genetic material (DNA/RNA) and a protective protein coat. They can't replicate on their own and must infect into living cells (e.g. in plants or animals) and trick them into producing more virus ...
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Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 ...

Screening out grapevine virus spares Napa-Sonoma more than $60 ... | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
To prevent the introduction and spread of such viruses in grapevines, several clean-plant centers have been established throughout the United States, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to provide a large ...
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Researchers describe mechanism for plant virus resistance - Phys.Org

Researchers describe mechanism for plant virus resistance - Phys.Org | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Researchers describe mechanism for plant virus resistance Phys.Org (Phys.org) —Scientists have described a mechanism conferring resistance in brassica plants to Turnip mosaic virus, a discovery which it is hoped will lead to durable resistance...
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Technology can give farmers a leg up on wheat streak mosaic virus - High Plains Journal

High Plains Journal Technology can give farmers a leg up on wheat streak mosaic virus High Plains Journal But a team of researchers in Texas has found a way to cut back the legwork using technology from the battlefield.
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Berry crisis draws ire - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Berry crisis draws ire - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
TheChronicleHerald.ca Berry crisis draws ire TheChronicleHerald.ca There is no cure for the virus. Farmers recommended a government incentive program to remove all infected plants so the virus isn't carried into next year's season.
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Maize Disease Remains Serious Threat to Farmers - AllAfrica.com

Maize Disease Remains Serious Threat to Farmers - AllAfrica.com | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Maize Disease Remains Serious Threat to Farmers AllAfrica.com She noted that farmers should continue cutting down all banana with symptoms of the disease, keep their farms clean and plant only official seeds produced from seed farms located in the...
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Now why would banana be a problem for a maize virus?? Not much likelihood of cross-infection, is there?
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PLOS Pathogens: Biosecurity Implications of New Technology and Discovery in Plant Virus Research

PLOS Pathogens: Biosecurity Implications of New Technology and Discovery in Plant Virus Research | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
From molecules to physiology (Our latest Opinion- Biosecurity Implications of New Technology and Discovery in Plant Virus Research http://t.co/mnr4OQsmDX)...
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Data from: Effects of the number of genome segments on primary ...

Data from: Effects of the number of genome segments on primary ... | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Data from: Effects of the number of genome segments on primary and systemic infection for a multipartite plant RNA virus. Dryad Repository. Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook RSS feed - Dryad News.
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Banana virus puts Nigerian farmers on alert - Fresh Fruit Portal

Banana virus puts Nigerian farmers on alert - Fresh Fruit Portal | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
spyghana.com Banana virus puts Nigerian farmers on alert Fresh Fruit Portal “A crucial objective of this work is to devise and deploy quarantine, containment, and recovery strategies through displacement of infected plants with virus-free planting...
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Simply Science: Fasciation makes for more blooms - KARE

Simply Science: Fasciation makes for more blooms - KARE | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Simply Science: Fasciation makes for more blooms KARE It usually occurs because of a virus, a mutation or a random mutation. "So there is genetic propensity that it ...
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ISU, University of Kentucky to Lead New Arthropod Management Research Center - KTIC

ISU, University of Kentucky to Lead New Arthropod Management Research Center - KTIC | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
ISU, University of Kentucky to Lead New Arthropod Management Research Center KTIC "Two years ago, we provided a competitive team enabling grant to the Virus Insect Interactions Team at ISU," said Bill Beavis, interim director of the Plant Sciences...
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New seedborne virus confirmed in Northern California melon fields - TheGrower

New seedborne virus confirmed in Northern California melon fields - TheGrower | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
New seedborne virus confirmed in Northern California melon fields TheGrower Since the find just north of Sacramento, an additional 4-acre plot in nearby Sutter County also tested positive for the virus.
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Power of ICT in transformation of agriculture - IPPmedia

Power of ICT in transformation of agriculture - IPPmedia | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
IPPmedia Power of ICT in transformation of agriculture IPPmedia Dr Joseph Nduguru, Officer in Charge at the Mikocheni Agriculture Research Institute explains that for sustainable management of cassava virus diseases, “we need to build the capacity...
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Mexican technology saves papaya production by detecting virus

Mexican technology saves papaya production by detecting virus | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
The system developed by Laura Silva Rosales and her team, part of the Laboratory of Virus-Plant Interactions, is comprised of plastic tubes filled with reactive, called detection cartridges. It's only necessary to deposit one of ...
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Citrus Greening: Scientist May Have Cracked Disease's Code - The Ledger

Citrus Greening: Scientist May Have Cracked Disease's Code - The Ledger | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Citrus Greening: Scientist May Have Cracked Disease's Code The Ledger But University of Florida plant pathologist Dean Gabriel may have cracked the genetic code that may help find a way to slow down or even stop the citrus greening contagion that's...
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Agdia presents ImmunoStrip: New Field Test for Plum Pox Virus (PPV) - FreshPlaza

Agdia presents ImmunoStrip: New Field Test for Plum Pox Virus (PPV) - FreshPlaza | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
FreshPlaza Agdia presents ImmunoStrip: New Field Test for Plum Pox Virus (PPV) FreshPlaza A leading provider of diagnostic solutions for agriculture, Agdia, Inc.
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Local plant provides novel relief for Herpes - Nigerian Tribune

Local plant provides novel relief for Herpes - Nigerian Tribune | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Nigerian Tribune Local plant provides novel relief for Herpes Nigerian Tribune Nauclea latifolia, a straggling shrub or small tree that is abundantly spread in all inter-tropical Africa, is one herbal plant that scientists has explored its...
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Idaho growers close in on disease-resistant yellow bean variety - Capital Press

Idaho growers close in on disease-resistant yellow bean variety Capital Press While yellow beans are a popular market class in Mexico, growers there want to increase the disease resistance of the varieties they plant, which are particularly...
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Agro Nigeria | DISEASE RAVAGING BANANA PLANTS IN NIGERIA ...

Agro Nigeria | DISEASE RAVAGING BANANA PLANTS IN NIGERIA ... | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, on Monday announced that a plant virus, called Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV), was ravaging farms in Nigeria. It said that Nigeria was the second largest ...
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Banana bunchy top virus spreads in Nigeria - BusinessDay

Banana bunchy top virus spreads in Nigeria BusinessDay Charles Onyeani, head of the Post-Entry Quarantine, Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has also warned against the movement of banana planting materials from infected areas to...
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New agricultural resource centers to be highlighted at Ag Progress Days - Penn State News

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New agricultural resource centers to be highlighted at Ag Progress Days Penn State News The centers, a collaborative effort between Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, will address the hot...
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Local strawberry growers battle a crop disease linked to last year's whitefly ... - Santa Maria Sun

Local strawberry growers battle a crop disease linked to last year's whitefly ... - Santa Maria Sun | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Local strawberry growers battle a crop disease linked to last year's whitefly ... Santa Maria Sun Pallidosis is caused by a complex of several viruses, which can be transmitted by whiteflies, aphids, pollen, fungus, and other unknown sources.
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Biological Pest Controls Combat Citrus Disease after Pesticide Failure - eNews Park Forest

Biological Pest Controls Combat Citrus Disease after Pesticide Failure - eNews Park Forest | Emerging Plant Viruses | Scoop.it
Biological Pest Controls Combat Citrus Disease after Pesticide Failure eNews Park Forest HLB is one of the most severe plant diseases in the world and can affect any variety of citrus trees. The disease ...
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