Third Torrado virus discovered in Guatemala

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    Researchers of Plant Research International, a division of Wageningen UR, have found the cause of the so-called 'Chocolàte disease'. This is the third member of the new plant virus family Torrado virus, which is spreading fast through tomato cultivation in Guatamala and causes substantial economic losses. The new virus is called 'tomato chocolàtevirus’ because of the chocolate brown spots and circles on the tomatoes

    Period26 Mar 2010

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