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Title: An update on sequence diversity of Impatiens necrotic spot virus

item ADEGBOLA, R - Washington State University
item MARSHALL, S - Washington State University
item BATUMAN, O - University Of California
item ULLMAN, D - University Of California
item GILBERTSON, R - University Of California
item Adkins, Scott
item RAYAPATI, NAIDU - Washington State University

Submitted to: Thysanoptera International Conference Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/24/2015
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV; genus Tospovirus, family Bunyaviridae) is an economically important viral pathogen for a wide range of plants, including greenhouse ornamental and vegetable crops. In many cases, symptoms induced by INSV are similar, though not identical, to those induced by Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). Although much attention has been paid to TSWV, many reports in recent years have underscored the economic significance of INSV to agriculture and horticulture sectors in the U.S. and other countries. INSV can be disseminated via vegetative propagation of nursery plants and transmitted by thrips species that also transmit TSWV and other tospoviruses. Improved knowledge of INSV will help to better understand its epidemiology and biotic and abiotic factors contributing to disease outbreaks. As a first step, we have initiated studies to elucidate genetic diversity of INSV collected from nursery and vegetable crops.