Cyclic Epidemics of Aphid-Borne Potato Viruses in Northern Seed-Potato-Growing Areas

  • Richard H. Bagnall
Part of the Advances in Disease Vector Research book series (VECTOR, volume 7)

Abstract

In the “potato belt,” along the northern New Brunswick—Maine border, the author sees epidemiology of aphid-transmitted viruses in seed potatoes as a clash between two cycles (7, 8). The leading participants in the act are the “native” northern aphids, potential vectors of the mosaic viruses, potato viruses Y (PVY) and A (PVA), and their more famous “southern cousin,” Myzus persicae Sulz., the principal vector of the potato leaf roll virus (PLRV).

Keywords

Sugar Migration Europe Cage Fusarium 

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  • Richard H. Bagnall
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  1. 1.Agriculture Canada Research StationFrederictonCanada

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