Symptoms: Not described in the literature.
Pathogen and disease characteristics: This furovirus is vectored by the soilborne fungus Polymyxa spp.
Host range: Pearl millet, peanut, finger millet (Eleusine coracana), foxtail millet (Setaria italica).
Geographic distribution: Natural distribution on pearl millet is not known. Occurrence has been confirmed in India.
Nomenclature discrepancies: None.
Seed transmission: Very low rate of transmission by seed (0.9 percent) has been observed in plants that had been grown in an infested field in India.
Primary citation: Reddy et al. 1998.
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Original posting: June 5, 1999.