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Groundnut virus research at ICRISAT

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  • Groundnut
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Medicine


Several virus diseases of groundnut have been reported in India based on symptoms, host range and biological properties. These properties are now regarded as inadequate to identify a virus. Characterization should be based on serology, electron microscopy, transmission and physico-chemical properties. Three economically important virus diseases (bud necrosis, clump and peanut mottle) and several virus diseases of minor importance in India have now been fully characterized......

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