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Development and evaluation of transgenic groundnut for resistance to Tobacco streak virus (TSV)

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  • Groundnut
  • Plant Virology
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  • Medicine

Abstract

Stem necrosis disease first recognized in the year 2000 caused by Tobacco streak virus (TSV; Ilarvirus) has wiped out almost all the groundnut harvest in 225,000 ha in Anantapur and Kurnool districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. Since then the virus has emerged as a major problem on groundnut and several other annual crops in Peninsular India. Due to the lack of TSV resistance............

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