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Abstract

Occurrence of Cowpea mild mottle virus in common bean and associated weeds in northeastern Brazil.

Abstract

During a virus survey in common bean and associated uncultivated plants in experimental fields, plants presenting virus-like symptoms such as yellow mosaic, leaf deformation and leaf curling were collected in plots at the Instituto Agronomico de Pernambuco experimental stations in Arcoverde, Caruaru and Ibimirim (Pernambuco, Brazil) in August 2013. The presence of Cowpea mild mottle virus (CPMMV) was detected on the infected samples based on various molecular analyses. This is thought to be the first report of CPMMV found in common bean and a wide range of uncultivated hosts in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.