Citrus exocortis viroid

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Etrog citron grafted on rough lemon showing exocortis symptoms (click on image to enlarge it)
Authors: Cecilia Escobar Ponce de León, Ana I. Figueroa Castellanos, Julia Figueroa, and Beatriz Stein
Source: Revista industrial y agrícola de Tucumán (2012) vol. 89, p. 49

Citrus exocortis viroid (CEVd)

The viroid is widespread in citrus-growing areas. The infected trees are stunted with yellow lesions and cracks develop on the bark of susceptible varieties. The fruit colour develops early and crop yield is reduced. It is transmitted through grafting.

Vernacular names
• English: CEVd
Citrus exocortis viroid
• Français: viroïde de l'exocortis des agrumes