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First Report of Xylella fastidiosa Infecting Citrus in Costa Rica
Citrus variegated chlorosis (CVC) is an important disease mainly of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) cultivars. It was first described in Brazil in the state of Sā Paulo in 1987 (4). The disease has spread to all ...
First Report of Orchid fleck virus in Costa Rica
Orchid fleck virus (OFV), a tentative member of the family Rhabdoviridae, infects orchids in several countries. The virus is vectored worldwide by the mite Brevipalpus californicus (Banks) (Acari: Tenuipalpidae). Eleven ...
First Report of Xylella fastidiosa in Avocado in Costa Rica
Since the late 1990s, chlorotic mottling, marginal scorch, deformation of leaves, defoliation, shortening of internodes, and branch dieback have been observed in avocado trees (Persea americana Mill.) in Costa Rica. The ...
Detection of Potyvirus-like Particles Associated with Oil Palms (Elaeis guineensis) in Ecuador
Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) seedlings showing a conspicuous mottling, composed of alternating dark green and chlorotic areas in the form of discontinuous streaks or irregular ring patterns, were observed in the ...
Chayote mosaic virus, a New Tymovirus Infecting Cucurbitaceae
Chayote mosaic virus (ChMV) is a putative tymovirus isolated from chayote crops in Costa Rica. ChMV was characterized at the host range, serological, and molecular levels. ChMV was transmitted mechanically and induced ...
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 ...
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 ...
Confirmation of Xylella fastidiosa infecting grapes (Vitis vinifera) in Costa Rica
Confirmación de la presencia de Xylella fastidiosa infectando vid (Vitis vinifera) en Costa Rica
In 2003, symptoms of Pierce Disease (PD) were observed in two vineyards established in two different localities in San Jose province (Santa Ana and La Uruca) and in La Garita, Alajuela province. Twenty four symptomatic ...
Cultivo de meristemas, termo y quimioterapia en chayote (Sechium edule Jacq. Sw.) para la erradicación del virus del mosaico del chayote (ChMV)
Recientemente se identificó en Costa Rica una nueva enfermedad viral en chayote, denominada "virus del mosaico del chayote" (ChMV, Chayote mosaic virus). Además de disminuir los rendimientos, esta enfermedad causa reducciones ...