The First Report of a Tymovirus infecting Groundnut(Arachis Hypogae)in India uri icon


  • In 2006 , a disease characterised by mosaic mottle and yellowing symptoms was observed on groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) at Patacheru, Andhra Pradesh India. Severe symptoms were restricted to a fewer leaves(Fig. 1a), which were subsequently masked with the plant growth. The disease was readily transmitted by mechanical sap inoculation from plant to plant in groundnut and several host species in the families Fabaceae, Chenopodiaceae and

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  • 2007