Furovirus

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Furovirus
Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Family: Virgaviridae
Genus: Furovirus
Species

Beet soil-borne virus
Chinese wheat mosaic virus
European wheat mosaic virus
Wheat soil-borne mosaic virus

The Furovirus genus consists of rod shaped viruses enclosing bipartite (that is genes segmented into 2 parts), single-stranded, positive-sense RNA genomes. The type species of the genus is the soil borne wheat mosaic virus or SBWMV. These viruses infect plants of the grass family as well as fungi, infecting fungal vectors of the Polymyxa genus.

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