Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 414–418 | Cite as

Aphids can acquire beet yellows virus from leaves covered with a membrane

  • J. BrČák
  • J. Polák


Beet yellows virus was transmitted by wingless aphidsMyzus persicae (Sulz.) after 16 hrs acquisition feeding on leaves covered with a Parafilm M membrane. Effectiveness of the virus transmission was decreased approximately to half of the original value by acquisition of the virus through the membrane. No virus was transmitted to healthy beet seedlings after 6 or 16 hrs continuous feeding on a concentrated suspension of the purified virus or on crude juice extracted from an infected plant (suspensions contained 15% of sucrose).


Sugar Beet Potato Virus Cucumber Mosaic Virus Yellow Virus Aphid Transmission 
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Přenos viru žloutenky řepy mšiceimi z listů pokrytých blanou


Bezkřídlé mšice Myzus persicae (SULZ.) přenesly virus žloutenky řepy po 16hodinovém nabývacým sáný z listu pokrytého blanou (Parafihn M). Akvisice viru přes blánu snýžila účinnost přenosu mšioemi přibližně na polovinu. Sály-li mšice 6—16 hodin na koncentrované suspensi purifikovaného viru nebo na surové št7#x00E1;vé z nakažené rostliny (suspense obsahovaly 15 % sacharosy), nepřenesly virus na semenáče řepy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. BrČák
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Polák
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental BotanyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrahaCzechoslovakia
  2. 2.Plant Protection Institutepraha 6Czechoslovakia

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