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First Report of Turnip mosaic virus Occurrence in Garlic Mustard in Minnesota

B. E. Lockhart

August 2012


The verified presence of TuMV in symptomatic plants fulfils Koch’s postulates establishing its role in the etiology of the disease. Infection of garlic mustard by TuMV has been reported previously from Central Europe and Ontario. The only other report of natural viral infection in garlic mustard in the US is the occurrence of Cucumber mosaic virus in this host in Ohio.


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