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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Pearl Millet Diseases: Viral Diseases: Indian Peanut Clump Virus

Pearl Millet Diseases
Viral Diseases

Indian Peanut Clump Virus

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.

Last Modified: 2/6/2002
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