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Barley virus G



Barley virus G


  • Last modified
  • 02 May 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Barley virus G
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Virus
  •   Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •     Group: "RNA viruses"
  •       Family: Luteoviridae
  •         Genus: Polerovirus
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Barley virus G

English acronym

  • BVG

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Virus
  •     Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •         Group: "RNA viruses"
  •             Family: Luteoviridae
  •                 Genus: Polerovirus
  •                     Species: Barley virus G

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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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


Korea, Republic ofPresentZhao FuMei et al., 2016; Oh et al., 2017


NigeriaPresentYahaya et al., 2017


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Kumar, L. M., Foster, J. A., McFarland, C., Malapi-Wight, M., 2018. First report of barley virus G in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). Plant Disease, 102(2), 466. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-09-17-1390-PDN

Oh, J., Park, C. Y., Min, H. G., Lee, H. K., Yeom, Y. A., Yoon, Y., Lee, S. H., 2017. First report of barley virus G in foxtail millet (Setaria italica) in Korea. Plant Disease, 101(6), 1061-1062. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-01-17-0036-PDN

Park ChungYoul, Min HyunGeun, Oh JongHee, Kim BongSub, Lim SeungMo, Yoon YoungNam, Lee SuHeon, 2017. First complete genome sequence of barley virus G identified from proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) in South Korea. Genome Announcements, 5(29), e00523-17. doi: 10.1128/genomea.00523-17

Park, C. Y., Oh, J. H., Min, H. G., Lee, H. K., Lee, S. H., 2017. First report of Barley virus G in proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) in Korea. Plant Disease, 101(2), 393. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-07-16-0952-PDN

Yahaya, A., Al-Rwahnih, M., Dangora, D. B., Gregg, L., Alegbejo, M. D., Kumar, P. L., Alabi, O. J., 2017. First report of Maize yellow mosaic virus infecting sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) and itch grass (Rottboellia cochinchinensis) in Nigeria. Plant Disease, 101(7), 1335. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-03-17-0315-PDN

Zhao FuMei, Lim SeungMo, Yoo RanHee, Igori, D., Kim SangMin, Kwak DoYeon, Kim SunLim, Lee BongChoon, Moon JaeSun, 2016. The complete genomic sequence of a tentative new polerovirus identified in barley in South Korea. Archives of Virology, 161(7), 2047-2050. doi: 10.1007/s00705-016-2881-0

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