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Virus-like particles and a spider mite intimately associated with a new disease of barley

By: Robertson, N.L.
Contributor(s): Carroll, T.W [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1988ISSN: 0036-8075.Subject(s): America | Arachnida | Arthropods | Disease transmission | Diseases | Epidemiology | Glumiflorae | Gramineae | Hordeum | Injurious factors | Invertebrates | Monocotyledons | North America | Pests of plants | Plant diseases | USA | Western states usaDDC classification: 89-046745 In: Science (USA). (27 May 1988). v. 240(4856) p. 1188-1190Summary: The malting barley-producting regions in Montana and Canadaare threatened with a new virus-like barley disease that appears to be etiologically novel. Ultrathin sections of diseased tissue contained enveloped, filamentous virus-like particles that measured 64 nanometers by 126-4000 nanometers. These lengths are unique for plant viruses. Unexpectedly, the spider mite, Petrobia letens, which has never been reported to be a vector of a pathogen, was found totransmit the causal agent from diseased plants to healthy barley, while noninfective mites failed to do so unless they were allowed prior access to diseased tissueCollection: AGRIS Collection
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The malting barley-producting regions in Montana and Canadaare threatened with a new virus-like barley disease that appears to be etiologically novel. Ultrathin sections of diseased tissue contained enveloped, filamentous virus-like particles that measured 64 nanometers by 126-4000 nanometers. These lengths are unique for plant viruses. Unexpectedly, the spider mite, Petrobia letens, which has never been reported to be a vector of a pathogen, was found totransmit the causal agent from diseased plants to healthy barley, while noninfective mites failed to do so unless they were allowed prior access to diseased tissue

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