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Genetic Diversity of Xylella fastidiosa Strains from Costa Rica, São Paulo, Brazil, and United States
The diversity of 42 Xylella fastidiosa strains from Costa Rica, São Paulo, Brazil, and the United States were analyzed using the sequence of the 16S rRNA gene by variable number of tandem repeat (VNTR) fragment analysis ...
Incidence, Distribution, and Association of Spongospora subterranea and Potato mop-top virus in Costa Rica
A survey was conducted in 39 potato (Solanum tuberosum) fields in Costa Rica to determine incidence and association of Spongospora subterranean f. sp. subterranea and Potato mop-top pomovirus (PMTV). The fields were located ...
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 ...
First Report of the Cymbidium Mosaic Potexvirus (CymMV) Infecting the Terrestrial Orchid Phaius tankervilliae in Costa Rica
In 1996, plants of the terrestrial orchid Phaius tankervilliae from a nursery in the Central Valley of Costa Rica were observed with mild to severe foliar symptoms of chlorotic streak. No differences were observed in growth, ...
Isolation and molecular characterization of Xylella fastidiosa from coffee plants in Costa Rica.
Coffee plants exhibiting a range of symptoms including mild to severe curling of leaf margins, chlorosis and deformation of leaves, stunting of plants, shortening of internodes, and dieback of branches have been reported ...
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 ...
Rayado virus fino: detection in salivary glands and evidence of increase in virus titer in the leafhopper vector Dalbulus maidis.
El virus rayado fino del maíz se detectó en las glándulas salivales de insectos transmisores (Dalbulus maidis) examinadas al microscopio electrónico. Por otra parte,utilizando la técnica serológica de ELISA (enzyme-linked ...