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  1. 48th TWC, Tob. Work. Conf., 2018, abstr. 53

    Quantitative real-time PCR analysis of individual flue-cured tobacco seeds reveals novel insights into seedborne transmission of Tobacco Mosaic Virus

    ELLIS B.W.(1); WILKINSON C.A.(1); BROWN J.A.(1); ELLIS M.D.(1); SIT T.L.(2)
    (1) Virginia Tech, Blackstone VA USA; (2) North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC USA
    The purpose of this study is to investigate seed-borne transmission of Tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) by examining the infestation route of tobacco seeds. Four different crosses were performed using K326 flue-cured variety: 1) self-fertilized, TMV infected, 2 ...