Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology ResearchTitle: Complete genome segment sequences of Tomato chlorotic spot virus from peanut in Haiti
|ADEGBOLA, RAPHAEL - Washington State University
|KEMERAIT, ROBERT - University Of Georgia
|NAIDU, RAYAPATI - Washington State University
Submitted to: Microbiology Resource Announcements
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/9/2019
Publication Date: 5/2/2019
Citation: Adegbola, R.O., Kemerait, R.C., Adkins, S.T., Naidu, R.A. 2019. Complete genome segment sequences of Tomato chlorotic spot virus from peanut in Haiti. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8:e00306-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00306-19.
Interpretive Summary: This is the first report of a complete Tomato chlorotic spot virus genome from peanut in Haiti. A description of the symptoms and losses caused by this virus are included. This report provides a sequence data that will be useful for diagnostic method development for this emerging virus by regulatory and research scientists.
Technical Abstract: Tomato chlorotic spot virus is emerging as a significant constraint to vegetable and legume crop production in the southeastern U.S. and Caribbean basin. Diagnosis can be confused by the presence of related tospovirus species. The complete genome of a naturally occurring peanut isolate of tomato chlorotic spot virus in Haiti was determined. This will help build epidemiological knowledge of this virus and permit refined diagnostic development.