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Analysis of variability in partial sequences of genomes of Tobacco yellow dwarf virus isolates

Australasian Plant Pathology (Impact Factor: 1.02). 01/2004; 33(3):367-370. DOI: 10.1071/AP04023

ABSTRACT The movement protein coding region of six isolates of Tobacco yellow dwarf virus (TYDV), collected over a 30 year period from various regions throughout Australia, was analysed using PCR and DNA sequencing.
Four isolates of Bean summer death virus, considered a synonym of TYDV, were also analysed. Phylogenetic analysis showed that
all 10 isolates were greater than 95% homologous to the published TYDV sequence (GenBank accession number M81103). The weed
Raphanus raphanistrum was identified as an alternative host of TYDV for the first time.

Additional keywordsBean summer death virus–detection, geminivirus–mastrevirus–TYDV

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