Bean yellow mosaic virus

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Symptoms of Bean yellow mosaic virus infection on common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
Authors: Howard F. Schwartz (Colorado State University)
Source: IPM Images

Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV)

Bean yellow mosaic virus symptoms
Author: Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Source: IPM Images

The virus is widely distributed and infects various legumes but also a number of other crops. The symptoms include distinct mottling of yellow-green and dark green areas. Infected plants are stunted. The virus is transmitted by more than 20 species of aphids in a non-persistent manner. Mechanical transmission is also possible.

The virus is filamentous and about 750 nm long. The genome consists of linear, single-stranded RNA with a size of approximately 10 kb.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Bohnengelbmosaik-Virus
• English: Bean yellow mosaic virus
BYMV
• Español: mosaico amarillo de los frijoles
• Français: virus de la mosaïque jaune du haricot



Synonyms
Pea mosaic virus
White lupin mosaic virus

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