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First report of Iris yellow spot virus in Costa Rica
Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV), an emerging disease of onion crops, was identified by transmission electron microscopy, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, and reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction in Costa Rica. ...
Occurrence of Potato Powdery Scab Caused by Spongospora subterranea f. sp. subterranea in Costa Rica
Powdery scab of potatoes, caused by Spongospora subterranea (Wallr.) Lagerheim f. sp. subterranea Tomlinson, is important worldwide due to its effect on tuber quality and transmission of Potato mop-top virus. Although ...
Detection of Plantago asiatica mosaic virus in lily hybrid plants(Lilium spp.) in Costa Rica grown from imported bulbs
Plantago asiatica mosaic virus (PlAMV) was detected in Costa Rica infecting lily plants showing foliar chlorotic and necrotic streaking. Virus identity was established by TEM, sequencing and ELISA. Pathogenicity was confirmed ...
First Report of Xylella fastidiosa in Nerium oleander in Costa Rica
Oleander (Nerium oleander L.) shrubs presenting mottling, leaf tip and margin scorch, short internodes, defoliation, and branch dieback were observed at different localities in the Central Valley in Costa Rica. Severity ...