Tobacco Mosaic Virus (Tobamovirus TMV ) on flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type)) - 1402026

Tobacco Mosaic Virus
Tobamovirus TMV

Host: flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.)
Descriptor: Symptoms
Description: The first symptom of this virus disease is a light green coloration between the veins of young leaves. This is followed quickly by the development of a "mosaic" or mottled pattern of light and dark green areas in the leaves. These symptoms develop quickly and are more pronounced on younger leaves. Mosaic does not result in plant death, but if infection occurs early in the season, plants are stunted. Lower leaves are subject to "mosaic burn," especially during periods of hot and dry weather. In these cases, large dead areas develop in the leaves. This constitutes one of the most destructive phases of tobacco mosaic virus infection. Infected leaves may be crinkled, puckered, or elongated.
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Name: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Slide Set
Organization: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Country: United States

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