Plant Disease (2017) 101, p. 1335 (Yahaya et al.)

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A. Yahaya, M. Al Rwahnih, D.B. Dangora, L. Gregg, M.D. Alegbejo, P. Lava Kumar and O.J. Alabi (2017)
First report of Maize yellow mosaic virus infecting sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) and itch grass (Rottboellia cochinchinensis) in Nigeria
Plant Disease 101 (7), 1335-1335
Abstract: During 2015, sugarcane and itch grass plants (Rottboellia cochinchinensis) growing in Nigeria were observed with mosaic symptoms. The presence of Maize yellow mosaic virus was demonstrated in the symptomatic plants using PCR analysis and nucleotide sequencing.
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Database assignments for author(s): P. Lava Kumar, Olufemi J. Alabi

Research topic(s) for pests/diseases/weeds:
general biology - morphology - evolution


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Beneficial Pest/Disease/Weed Crop/Product Country Quarant.


Rottboellia cochinchinensis (weed) Nigeria
Maize yellow mosaic virus Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) Nigeria