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Kanyuka, K., Ward, E. and Adams, M. J. 2003. Polymyxa graminis and the cereal viruses it transmits: a research challenge. Molecular Plant Pathology. 4 (5), pp. 393-406.
|Authors||Kanyuka, K., Ward, E. and Adams, M. J.|
Polymyxa graminis is a eukaryotic obligate biotrophic parasite of plant roots that belongs to a poorly studied discrete taxonomic unit informally called the 'plasmodiophorids'. P. graminis is nonpathogenic, but has the ability to acquire and transmit a range of plant viruses which cause serious diseases in cereal crop species and result in significant yield reductions. The viruses are protected from the environment within A graminis resting spores ('cysts') that may remain dormant but viable for decades (probably until a suitable host plant is encountered). The persistent, soilborne nature of these diseases makes the use of virus-resistant crop varieties currently the only practical and environmentally friendly means of control.
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Journal||Molecular Plant Pathology|
|Journal citation||4 (5), pp. 393-406|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1046/J.1364-3703.2003.00177.X|
|Open access||Published as non-open access|
|Funder project or code||423|
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