Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Wheat dwarf virus



Wheat dwarf virus


  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Wheat dwarf virus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Virus
  •   Group: "ssDNA viruses"
  •     Group: "DNA viruses"
  •       Family: Geminiviridae
  •         Genus: Mastrevirus
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Wheat dwarf virus

Other Scientific Names

  • wheat dwarf (?) monogeminivirus
  • wheat dwarf mosaic virus

English acronym

  • WDV

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Virus
  •     Group: "ssDNA viruses"
  •         Group: "DNA viruses"
  •             Family: Geminiviridae
  •                 Genus: Mastrevirus
  •                     Species: Wheat dwarf virus

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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

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / yellowed or dead
Whole plant / dwarfing

Vectors and Intermediate Hosts

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Psammotettix striatusInsect

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