Vol. 10 No. 4 (2004)

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Research Note virus transmission by grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vittfoliae Fitch)

Published November 15, 2004
Authors
L. Tóth H.
University of Veszprémi, Georgikon Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Dept of Horticulture, H-8360 Keszthely, Festetics u 7.
, Mikulás J.
Institute for Viticulture and Enology, Kecskemét, H-6001 Kecskemét, Miklóstelep Úrihegy 5/A.;
, Kocsis L.
University of Veszprémi, Georgikon Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Dept of Horticulture, H-8360 Keszthely, Festetics u 7.
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Keywords
virus transmission phylloxera grapevine fanleaf virus
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H., L. T., J., M., & L., K. (2004). Research Note virus transmission by grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vittfoliae Fitch). International Journal of Horticultural Science, 10(4), 73–74. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/10/4/518
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Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae FITCH) infests immature roots of both Vitis vinifera L. and phylloxera resistant rootstocks. A capability to transmit viticultural viruses would make grape phylloxera a phytosanitary threat even under conditions where direct damage by the insect is not likely. We tested the hypothesis that phylloxera could transmit grapevine fanleaf virus (GFLV) by planting infected and non-infected vines in common 10 liter pots and infecting roots of the infected vine with grape phylloxera. In this test infection of a previously non-infected plant in the absence of nematode population suggests that grape phylloxera is a vector of GFLV.

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