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Abstract

Mixed infections of begomoviruses in pumpkins with yellow vein mosaic disease in north India.

Abstract

Yellow vein mosaic disease of pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata) is a serious problem for the cultivation of pumpkin throughout India. Symptomatic samples collected from Varanasi region of North India showed mixed infection of the three begomoviruses which could represent up to three species namely Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus, Squash leaf curl China virus and Tomato leaf curl Palampur virus.