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Abstract

First report of tobacco streak virus in strawberry in the Eastern United States.

Abstract

In 1998 1100 randomly sampled strawberry plants from Maryland, USA, were assessed for viruses using ELISA. The viruses identified were strawberry mild yellow edge virus, strawberry crinkle virus, strawberry vein-banding virus, strawberry mottle virus, tomato ringspot virus and tobacco streak virus (TSV). This is the first report of TSV on strawberries in the Eastern USA.