Barley stripe mosaic virus

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Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV)
Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Family: Virgaviridae
Genus: Hordeivirus
Species: Barley stripe mosaic virus
Synonyms

barley false stripe virus
possibly barley yellow stripe virus
barley mild stripe virus
oat stripe mosaic virus

Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV) is a plant pathogenic virus[1] that primarily infects barley in Canada.

Causes[edit]

BSMV can be transmitted via infected seeds with about a 60% infection rate.

Symptoms[edit]

Mottling with yellowish spots or stripes may occur, along with stunted growth and late maturation.[2]

Literature[edit]

  1. ^ http://phene.cpmc.columbia.edu/ICTVdB/00.032.0.01.001.htm ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database: Barley stripe mosaic virus
  2. ^ Barley Stripe Mosaic Virus (BSMV)