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Maize mosaic virus
(corn mosaic virus)

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Maize mosaic virus (corn mosaic virus)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Maize mosaic virus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • corn mosaic virus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Virus
  •   Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •     Group: "RNA viruses"
  •       Order: Mononegavirales
  •         Family: Rhabdoviridae

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Stunted maize plant.
TitleSymptoms on maize plant
CaptionStunted maize plant.
CopyrightUniversity of Mysore
Stunted maize plant.
Symptoms on maize plantStunted maize plant.University of Mysore
Foliar symptoms of MMV on maize; note fine chlorotic lines on leaf.
TitleSymptoms on leaf
CaptionFoliar symptoms of MMV on maize; note fine chlorotic lines on leaf.
CopyrightMauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute
Foliar symptoms of MMV on maize; note fine chlorotic lines on leaf.
Symptoms on leafFoliar symptoms of MMV on maize; note fine chlorotic lines on leaf.Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute
MMV particles.

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TitleVirus particles
CaptionMMV particles. Reproduced with permission from Rothamsted Experimental Station. http://www.res.bbsrc.ac.uk/cdm/plantpath/
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MMV particles.

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Virus particlesMMV particles. Reproduced with permission from Rothamsted Experimental Station. http://www.res.bbsrc.ac.uk/cdm/plantpath/ IACR-Rothamsted

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Maize mosaic virus

Preferred Common Name

  • corn mosaic virus

Other Scientific Names

  • maize mosaic nucleorhabdovirus

International Common Names

  • English: corn stripe virus; corn virus I; corn yellow stripe virus; zea virus I

English acronym

  • MMV

EPPO code

  • MMV000 (Maize mosaic nucleorhabdovirus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Virus
  •     Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •         Group: "RNA viruses"
  •             Order: Mononegavirales
  •                 Family: Rhabdoviridae
  •                     Genus: Nucleorhabdovirus
  •                         Species: Maize mosaic virus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Burkina FasoPresentNativeInvasiveTraore and Konate (1997)
CameroonPresentNativeInvasiveTraore and Konate (1997)
Côte d'IvoirePresentNativeInvasiveTraore and Konate (1997)
KenyaPresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated)
MadagascarPresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997)
MauritiusPresent, LocalizedNativeInvasiveShepherd (1929); Herold (1972); Autrey (1983); CABI and EPPO (1997)
MozambiquePresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997)
NigeriaPresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997)
RéunionPresentNativeInvasiveHerold (1972); Autrey (1983); CABI and EPPO (1997)
TanzaniaPresentNativeInvasiveHerold (1972); CABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated)
ZimbabwePresentNativeInvasiveBonga and Cole (1997)

Asia

IndiaPresentNativeInvasiveSharma and Payak (1983); CABI and EPPO (1997)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI and EPPO (1997)
YemenPresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997)

North America

Costa RicaPresentNativeInvasiveAmmar et al. (2005)
CubaPresentStahl (1927); Herold (1972); CABI and EPPO (1997)
GuadeloupePresentNativeInvasiveMigliori and Lastra (1981); CABI and EPPO (1997)
MexicoPresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated)
Puerto RicoPresentNativeInvasiveCOOK (1936); Herold (1972); CABI and EPPO (1997)
Trinidad and TobagoAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)BRITON-JONES (1933)
United StatesPresent, LocalizedNativeInvasiveKunkel (1921); Bradfute and Tsai (1983); CABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated)
-AlabamaPresentCABI and EPPO (1997)
-FloridaPresentBradfute and Tsai (1983); CABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated)
-HawaiiPresent, WidespreadKunkel (1921); CARTER (1941); CABI and EPPO (1997)

Oceania

FijiPresentNativeInvasiveMossop and Fry (1984)
Solomon IslandsPresentCABI (Undated a)personal communication

South America

BrazilPresentNativeInvasiveKitajima and Costa (1982); CABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated)
ColombiaPresentNativeInvasiveCABI and EPPO (1997); CABI (Undated);
French GuianaPresentNativeInvasiveMigliori and Lastra (1981); CABI and EPPO (1997)
PeruPresentNativeInvasiveNault et al. (1979); CABI and EPPO (1997)
SurinamePresentNativeInvasivevan Hoof (1960); Herold (1972); CABI and EPPO (1997)
VenezuelaPresent, LocalizedNativeInvasiveHerold (1963); Lastra (1976); CABI and EPPO (1997)

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Inflorescence / discoloration panicle
Inflorescence / lesions on glumes
Leaves / abnormal colours
Leaves / abnormal patterns
Leaves / necrotic areas
Stems / stunting or rosetting
Whole plant / dwarfing

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Flowers/Inflorescences/Cones/Calyx Yes Pest or symptoms usually invisible
Leaves Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Roots Yes Pest or symptoms usually invisible
Seedlings/Micropropagated plants Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches Yes Pest or symptoms usually invisible
Plant parts not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Bark
Bulbs/Tubers/Corms/Rhizomes
Fruits (inc. pods)
Growing medium accompanying plants
True seeds (inc. grain)
Wood

Vectors and Intermediate Hosts

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VectorSourceReferenceGroupDistribution
Peregrinus maidisInsect

References

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All JN, 1983. Integrating techniques of vector and weed-host suppression into control programs for maize virus diseases. In: Gordon DT, Knoke JK, Nault LR, Ritter RM, eds. Proceedings of the International Maize Virus Disease Colloquium and Workshop, August 2-6, 1982. Wooster, Ohio, USA: The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 243-247.

Ammar E; Nault LR, 1985. Assembly and accumulation sites of maize mosaic virus in its planthopper vector. Intervirology, 24:33-41.

Ammar ED; Gingery RE; Nault LR, 1987. Interactions between maize mosaic and maize stripe viruses in their insect vector, Peregrinus maidis, and in maize. Phytopathology, 77(7):1051-1056

Ammar ED; Gomez-Luengo RG; Gordon DT; Hogenhout SA, 2005. Characterization of Maize Iranian mosaic virus and comparison with Hawaiian and other isolates of Maize mosaic virus (Rhabdoviridae). Journal of Phytopathology, 153(3): 129-136.

Autrey LJC, 1983. Maize mosaic virus and other maize virus diseases in the islands of the Western Indian Ocean. In: Gordon DT, Knoke JK, Nault LR, Ritter RM, eds. Proceedings of the International Maize Virus Disease Colloquium and Workshop, August 2-6, 1982. The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, 167-181.

Bonga J; Cole DL, 1997. Identification of viruses infecting maize in Zimbabwe. African Plant Protection, 3(1):1-9.

Bradfute OE; Tsai JH, 1983. Identification of maize mosaic virus in Florida. Plant Disease, 67(12):1339-1342

Brewbaker JK, 1981. Resistance to maize mosaic virus. In: Gordon DT, Knoke JK, Scott GE, eds. Virus and Viruslike Diseases of Maize in the United States. Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin, 247:145-151.

Brewbaker JL, 1975. Resistance to maize mosaic virus 1 in Hawaii. Miscellaneous Publication, Hawaii Agricultural Experiment Station, No. 122:4-5

Brewbaker JL, 1979. Diseases of maize in the wet lowland tropics and the collapse of the classic Maya civilization. Economic Botany, 33(2):101-118

Brewbaker JL, 1997. Registration of 13 tropically adapted parental inbred lines of maize resistant to maize mosaic virus. Crop Science, 37(2):637-638; 9 ref.

Briton-Jones HR, 1933. Stripe disease of corn (Zea mays L.) in Trinidad. Tropical Agriculture, 10:119-122.

C=rdoba GCE; Var=n de Agudelo FH; Huertas DC; Marmolejo de la TF, 1999. Phytosanitary situation of maize (Zea mays) cultivation in the Valley of Cauca. Fitopatologi^acute~a Colombiana, 23(1/2):35-42; 24 ref.

CABI; EPPO, 1997. Maize mosaic nucleorhabdovirus. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, December (Edition 1). Wallingford, UK: CAB International, Map 736.

Carter W, 1941. Peregrinus maidis (Ashmead) and the transmission of corn mosaic I. incubation period and longevity of the virus in the insect. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 34:551-556.

Cook MT, 1936. Phloem necrosis in the stripe disease of corn. Journal of Agriculture, University of Puerto Rico, 20:685-688.

Dintinger J; Boissot N; Chiroleu F; Hamon P; Reynaud B, 2005. Evaluation of maize inbreds for Maize stripe virus and Maize mosaic virus resistance: disease progress in relation to time and the cumulative number of planthoppers. Phytopathology, 95(6): 600-607.

Falk BW; Tsai JH, 1983. Physicochemical characterization of maize mosaic virus. Phytopathology, 73(11):1536-1539

Falk BW; Tsai JH, 1985. Serological detection and evidence for multiplication of maize mosaic virus in the planthopper, Peregrinus maidis. Phytopathology, 75(7):852-855

Gomez-Luengo RG; Gordon DT, 1987. Comparisons of proteins and serological reactions of three isolates of maize mosaic virus. With those of Iranian (Shiraz) maize mosaic virus. Phytopathology, 77: 1705.

Herold F, 1963. Estudios sobre dos enfermedades virales del maize en Venezuela. Acta Cient. Venez. Suppl., 1:221-227.

Herold F, 1972. Maize mosaic virus. In: Descriptions of Plant Viruses. Commonwealth Mycological Institute Association of Applied Biologists, Kew, Surrey, England, No. 94.

Herold F; Bergold GH; Weibel J, 1960. Isolation and electron microscopic demonstration of a virus infecting corn (Zea mays L.). Virology, 12:335-347.

Herold F; Munz K, 1965. Electron microscopy demonstration of virus-like particles in Peregrinus maidis following acquistion of maize mosaic virus. Virology, 25:412-417.

Herold F; Munz K, 1967. Morphological studies of maize mosaic virus I. Journal of General Virology, 1:227-234.

Izadpanah K, 1989. Purification and serology of the Iranian maize mosaic rhabdovirus. Journal of Phytopathology, 126(1):43-50

Izadpanah K; Ahmadi AA; Parvin S; Jafari SA, 1983. Transmission, particle size and additional hosts of the rhabdovirus causing maize mosaic in Shiraz, Iran. Phytopathologische Zeitschrift, 107(3):283-288

Izadpanah K; Zhang YP; Daubert S; Masumi M; Rowhani A, 2002. Sequence of the coat protein gene of Bermuda grass etched-line virus, and of the adjacent 'marafibox' motif. Virus Genes, 24(2):131-134; 9 ref.

Jackson AO; Christie SR, 1977. Purification and some physicochemical properties of Sonchus yellow net virus. Virology, 77(1):344-355

Kitajima EW; Costa AS, 1982. The ultrastructure of the corn chlorotic vein banding (Brazilian maize mosaic) virus-infected corn leaf tissues and viruliferous vector. Fitopatologia Brasileira, 7(2):247-259

Kunkel LO, 1921. A possible causative agent for the mosaic disease of corn. Hawaii Sugar Planters Association Experiment Station Bulletin, Botany Series, 3:44-58.

Lastra R; Acosta JM, 1979. Purification and partial characterization of maize mosaic virus. Intervirology, 11(4):215-220

Lastra RJ, 1977. Maize mosaic and other maize virus and virus-like diseases in Venezuela. In: Williams LE, Gordon DT, Nault LR, eds. Proceedings of the International Maize Virus Disease Colloquium and Workshop, August 16-19, 1976. Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, 30-39.

Louie R, 1995. Vascular puncture of maize kernels for the mechanical transmission of maize white line mosaic virus and other viruses of maize. Phytopathology, 85(2):139-143

Markov M, 1973. Tests on transmission of maize mosaic virus by seed. Rastitelna Zashchita, 21:29-31.

Markov M, 1980. Studies on maize mosaic virus in Bulgaria. V. Localization of the virus in plant. Tagungsbericht der Akademie der Landwirtschaftswissenschaften der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, 77-82

McDaniel LL; Ammar E-D; Gordon DT, 1985. Assembly, morphology, and accumulation of a Hawaiian isolate of maize mosaic virus in maize. Phytopathology, 75(10):1167-1172

McEwen FL; Kawanishi CY, 1967. Insect transmission of corn mosaic: Laboratory studies in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology, 60:1413-1417.

Migliori A; Lastra R, 1981. Demonstration of maize mosaic virus on maize in Guadeloupe and French Guiana. Agronomie, 1(3):195-198

Milne RG; Masenga V; Conti M, 1986. Serological relationships between the nucleocapsids of some planthopper-borne rhabdoviruses of cereals. Intervirology, 25:83-87.

Ming R; Brewbaker JL; Pratt RC; Musket TA; McMullen MD, 1997. Molecular mapping of a major gene conferring resistance to maize mosaic virus. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 95(1/2):271-275; 24 ref.

Mossop DW; Fry PR, 1984. Survey of Agricultural Pests and Diseases, Technical Report 7. Rome, Italy: UNDP,FAO, 22.

Nault LR; Gordon DT; Gingery RE; Bradfute OE; Loayza JC, 1979. Identification of maize viruses and mollicutes and their potential insect vectors in Peru. Phytopathology, 69(8):824-828

Overman MA; Ko NJ; Tsai JH, 1992. Identification of viruses and mycoplasmas in maize by use of light microscopy. Plant Disease, 76(3):318-322

Redinbaugh MG; Jones MW; Gingery RE, 2004. The genetics of virus resistance in maize (Zea mays L.). Maydica, 49(3): 183-190.

Reed SE; Tsai W; Willie J; Redinbaugh MG; Hogenhout SA, 2005. Shotgun sequencing of the negative-sense RNA genome of the rhabdovirus Maize mosaic virus. Journal of Virological Methods, 129(1): 91-96.

Revill P; Trinh X; Dale J; Harding R, 2005. Taro vein chlorosis virus: characterization and variability of a new nucleorhabdovirus. Journal of General Virology, 86(2): 491-499.

Rocha Pena MA; Becerra EN; Ruiz P, 1982. Presencia del enanismo raydo del maize en Mexico. Resumenes del X Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Mexicana de Fitopatologia, A.C. Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Sharma RG; Payak MM, 1983. An overview of virus and virus-like diseases of maize in India. In: Gordon DT, Knoke JK, Nault LR, Ritter RM, eds. Proceedings of the International Maize Virus Disease Colloquium and Workshop. August 2-6, 1982. The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, 186-190.

Shepherd EE, 1929. Maize chlorosis. Tropical Agriculture, 6:320.

Stahl CF, 1927. Corn stripe disease in Cuba not identical with sugarcane disease. Tropical Plant Research Foundation Bulletin, 7:3-11.

STOREY HH; 1936, January. Virus Diseases of East African Plants: IV. A Survey of the Viruses attacking Gramineae. East African Agricultural Journal, 1(4):333-337 pp.

Tordo N; Benmansour A; Calisher C; Dietzgen RG, 2005. Family Rhabdoviridae. In: Fauquet CM, Mayo MA, Maniloff J, Desselberger U, Ball LA, eds. Virus Taxonomy, VIIIth Report of the ICTV. London, UK: Elsevier/Academic Press, 623-644.

Traore O; Konate G, 1997. Maize viruses and their reservoir hosts in Western and Central Africa. Cahiers Agricultures, 6(4):257-262; 20 ref.

Tsai JH; Falk BW, 2004. Maize mosaic. In: Lapierre H, Signoret PA, 2004, eds, Viruses and Virus Diseases of Poaceae (Gramineae). Paris, France: INRA Editions, 657-659.

Tsai JH; Steinberg B; Falk BW, 1990. Effectiveness and residual effects of seven insecticides on Dalbulus maidis (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) and Peregrinus maidis (Homoptera: Delphacidae). Journal of Entomological Science, 25(1):106-111

Van Hoof HA, 1960. Twee virusziekten van mais in Suriname. Surinamaase Landbouw, 8:20-23.

Distribution References

Ammar E D, Gomez-Luengo R G, Gordon D T, Hogenhout S A, 2005. Characterization of Maize Iranian mosaic virus and comparison with Hawaiian and other isolates of Maize mosaic virus (Rhabdoviridae). Journal of Phytopathology. 153 (3), 129-136. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/servlet/useragent?func=showIssues&code=jph DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0434.2005.00940.x

Autrey LJC, 1983. Maize mosaic virus and other maize virus diseases in the islands of the Western Indian Ocean. [Proceedings of the International Maize Virus Disease Colloquium and Workshop, August 2-6, 1982], [ed. by Gordon DT, Knoke JK, Nault LR, Ritter RM]. USA: The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. 167-181.

Bonga J, Cole D L, 1997. Identification of viruses infecting maize in Zimbabwe. African Plant Protection. 3 (1), 1-9.

Bradfute O E, Tsai J H, 1983. Identification of maize mosaic virus in Florida. Plant Disease. 67 (12), 1339-1342. DOI:10.1094/PD-67-1339

BRITON-JONES H R, 1933. Stripe disease of Corn (Zea mays, L.) in Trinidad. Tropical Agriculture. 10 (5), 119-122 pp.

CABI, EPPO, 1997. Maize mosaic nucleorhabdovirus. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 736.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CARTER Walter, 1941. Peregrinus maidis (Ashm.) and the Transmission of Corn Mosaic I. Incubation Period and Longevity of the Virus in the Insect. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 34 (3), 551-556 pp. DOI:10.1093/aesa/34.3.551

COOK M T, 1936. Phloem necrosis in the stripe disease of Corn. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. 20 (3), 685-688 pp.

Herold F, 1963. (Estudios sobre dos enfermedades virales del maize en Venezuela). In: Acta Cient. Venez. Suppl. 1 221-227.

Herold F, 1972. Maize mosaic virus. In: Descriptions of Plant Viruses, Kew, Surrey, England: Commonwealth Mycological Institute Association of Applied Biologists.

Kitajima E W, Costa A S, 1982. The ultrastructure of the corn chlorotic vein banding (Brazilian maize mosaic) virus-infected corn leaf tissues and viruliferous vector. Fitopatologia Brasileira. 7 (2), 247-259.

Kunkel L O, 1921. A possible causative agent for the mosaic disease of corn. Hawaii Sugar Planters Association Experiment Station Bulletin, Botany Series. 44-58.

Lastra R J, 1976. Maize mosaic and other maize virus and virus-like diseases in Venezuela. In: Proceedings, International maize virus disease colloquium and workshop. [Proceedings, International maize virus disease colloquium and workshop.], [ed. by Williams L E, Gordon D T, Nault L R]. Wooster, USA: Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. 30-38.

Migliori A, Lastra R, 1981. Demonstration of maize mosaic virus on maize in Guadeloupe and French Guiana. (Mise en evidence du maize mosaic virus chez le mais en Guadeloupe et en Guyane.). Agronomie. 1 (3), 195-198. DOI:10.1051/agro:19810305

Mossop DW, Fry PR, 1984. Survey of Agricultural Pests and Diseases, Technical Report 7., Rome, Italy: UNDP, FAO. 22.

Nault L R, Gordon D T, Gingery R E, Bradfute O E, Loayza J C, 1979. Identification of maize viruses and mollicutes and their potential insect vectors in Peru. Phytopathology. 69 (8), 824-828. DOI:10.1094/Phyto-69-824

Sharma RG, Payak MM, 1983. An overview of virus and virus-like diseases of maize in India. [Proceedings of the International Maize Virus Disease Colloquium and Workshop. August 2-6, 1982], [ed. by Gordon DT, Knoke JK, Nault LR, Ritter RM]. Wooster, The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. 186-190.

Shepherd E F S, 1929. Maize chlorosis. Notes on chlorosis of Maize and other Gramineae in Mauritius. Tropical Agriculture. 6 (11), 320 p.

Stahl C F, 1927. Corn stripe disease in Cuba not identical with sugarcane disease. In: Tropical Plant Research Foundation Bulletin. 3-11.

Traore O, Konate G, 1997. Maize viruses and their reservoir hosts in Western and Central Africa. (Virose du maïs et hôtes réservoirs en Afrique occidentale et centrale.). Cahiers Agricultures. 6 (4), 257-262.

van Hoof HA, 1960. (Twee virusziekten van mais in Suriname)., 8 Surinamaase Landbouw. 20-23.

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