Outbreak of Severe Begomovirus-Satellite DNA Disease Complex in Texas Okra Fields
- Date of Publication
- January 25, 2022
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Severe outbreaks of a debilitating viral disease occurred in multiple okra fields in the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley area during the fall 2018 and spring/summer 2020 seasons. The primary symptoms that appeared in disease-affected okra consisted of severe yellow mosaic, bleaching, and vein clearing on leaves. To better manage the disease, early and accurate detection of the associated begomovirus-satellite complex is crucial. (2 Pages)
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