Beet western yellows can cause heavy losses in sugarbeet
AuthorsRobert T. Lewellen
Irvin O. Skoyen
Authors AffiliationsRobert T. Lewellen is Research Geneticist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - ARS and Associate in the University of California Agricultural Experiment Station, stationed at the U.S. Agricultural Research Station, Salinas, California; Irvin O. Skoyen is Agronomist, USDA - ARS. stationed at the U.S. Agricultural Research Station, Salinas, California.
Hilgardia 38(1):4-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v038n01p4. January 1984.
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Virus yellows disease of sugarbeet is caused by a complex of aphid transmitted viruses. The three most important components of this complex in California are beet yellows virus (BYV), beet western yellows virus (BWYV), and beet mosaic virus. Each component is distinct and has unique virus particle structure, vector characteristics, and host range.
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