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Abstract

First report of Grapevine roditis leaf discoloration-associated virus infecting grapevine (Vitis vinifera) in Turkey.

Abstract

In a vineyard survey conducted during June 2016, main and lateral vein clearing and yellowing as well as leaf deformations were observed on grapevines in Adana Province, Turkey. Infected samples were collected and examined in the laboratory. The presence of Grapevine Roditis leaf discoloration-associated virus (GRLDaV) based on various molecular analyses. This is the first report of the presence of GRLDaV on grapevines in Turkey.