Tob. Sci., 1983, 27-06, p. 14-17, ISSN. 0082-4523
Genetic stability of tobacco mosaic virus in nature
Department of Plant Pathology and Physiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA
A Virginia isolate of the common strain of tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) from tobacco was compared to a TMV common strain originally isolated in 1927. Host range and symptoms on 22 different species were similar for the two isolates. The recent isolate...