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Investigations on the serological detection of tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in tomato and basil in connection with resistance tests

Gruntzig, M.; Fuchs, E.; Kegler, H.; Scholz, T.; Kleinhanns, C.; Kunzemann, O.; Siebecke, E.

Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkrankheiten und Pflanzenschutz 103(5): 472-481


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Using a modified procedure of partial purification according to TAS et al. (1977), antisera of tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (TSWV) were prepared which could be applied successfully in the serological retesting of breeding material obtained from resistance tests. In view of the reliable serological diagnosis of TSWV, the sporadic distribution of this virus in plants of tomato and basil has to be considered by taking appropriate mixed samples.

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