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Characterization of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) , isolated from Capsicum annuum L. in the Canary Islands

Avila, A.C. de; Pena, L.; Kitajima, E.W.; Resende, R. de O.; Diaz Mugica, M.V.; Diaz Ruiz, J.R.; Peters, D.

Phytopathologia Mediterranea 30(1): 23-29


ISSN/ISBN: 0031-9465
Accession: 002047657

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A TSWV isolate was collected from diseased C. annuum Gedeon showing heavy mosaic, leaf distortion and stem necrosis, and designated C-TSWV. Its host range was similar to CNPH1 isolate. High absorbance values were obtained with DAS ELISA when C-TSWV was studied with polyclonal antiserum to CNPH1-TSWV nucleocapsid protein. The RNA segments (L, M and S) were similar in size to those of CNPH1-TSWV.

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