Section 6
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Effect of temperature on susceptibility of normal and aberrant ratio corn zea mays stocks to barley stripe mosaic virus and wheat streak mosaic virus

Brakke, M.K.; Samson, R.

Phytopathology 71(8): 823-824


ISSN/ISBN: 0031-949X
Accession: 005275209

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Corn was more susceptible to systemic infection by barley stripe mosaic virus at 25.degree. C than at 35.degree. C, but 'Black Hulless' barley [Hordeum vulgare] was equally susceptible at both temperatures. Some corn lines were more susceptible to wheat streak mosaic virus at 35.degree. C than at 25.degree. C, but other lines were equally susceptible at those temperatures. Plants of corn stocks with a virus-induced mutation, aberrant ratio, were susceptible to infection by the inducing virus.

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