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Research Project: EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: Spiranthes Mosaic Virus 3 and Bidens Mottle Virus,Two Potyviruses Detected in Phlox divaricata

Author
item BAKER, CARLYE - Florida Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services
item Webster, Craig
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Extension Fact Sheets
Publication Type: Government Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/15/2014
Publication Date: 10/1/2014
Citation: Baker, C.A., Webster, C.G., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Spiranthes Mosaic Virus 3 and Bidens Mottle Virus,Two Potyviruses Detected in Phlox divaricata. Extension Fact Sheets. 414.

Interpretive Summary: Two potyviruses (Spiranthes mosaic virus 3 and Bidens mottle virus) have been detected for the first time in phlox in Florida. This has implications for ornamental production in the U.S.

Technical Abstract: This is the first report of Spiranthes mosaic virus in Florida and the first report of Bidens mottle virus in Phlox divaricata. This report provides an overview of this virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.