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Abstract

First report of banana streak virus infecting banana cultivars (Musa spp.) in Taiwan.

Abstract

Symptoms of leaf streak disease were detected in bananas imported from Australia to Taiwan. The causal organisms were transmitted by Planococcus citri and were identified as banana streak badnavirus and cucumber mosaic cucumovirus. This is the first report of BSV infecting Musa spp. in Taiwan.