Occurrence and Genetic Diversity of Winona-Like Plum pox virus Isolates in Russia | Diagnostic activities for plant pests | Scoop.it

In studying the distribution and genetic diversity of Plum pox virus (PPV) in Russia, over a dozen new PPV isolates belonging to the strain Winona (PPV-W) were identified by immunocapture reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction. The data obtained indicate wide dissemination of PPV-W isolate in stone fruit in the European part of the former USSR.


Plant Disease, Volume 96, Issue 8, Page 1135-1142, August 2012.

Anna Sheveleva and Peter Ivanov, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Yuri Prihodko, All-Russian Plant Quarantine Center, Moscow region,; Delano James, Sidney Laboratory–Centre for Plant Health, Canada; and Sergei Chirkov, Department of Virology, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University



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