CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2017, Santa Cruz do Sul, AP 37
Loss-of-function of a tobacco eukaryotic translation initiation factor confers resistance to tobacco bushy top virus
Japan Tobacco Inc., Leaf Tobacco Research Center, Oyama, Tochigi, Japan
Tobacco bushy top disease causes severe damage to tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) in Sub-Saharan African countries such as Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania. Reportedly this disease is caused by a complex of tobacco bushy top virus (TBTV, the genus Umbravirus) and ...