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Electron microscopic studies of 2 different kinds of virus particles in diseased garlic allium sativum and shallot allium cepa var ascalonicum

Cadilhac, B.; Quiot, J.B.; Marrou, J.; Leroux, J.P.

Annales de Phytopathologie 8(1): 65-72


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Rod shaped virus particles (poty and carla viruses) were observed in garlic and shallot. A virus common in garlic is the garlic mosaic virus. A potyvirus was also observed in this host. Shallot was infected by a carla virus sometimes associated with a potyvirus. Plants doubly infected showed severe leaf deformation.

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