Citrus leaf rugose virus

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Citrus leaf rugose virus (CLRV)
Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Order: Unassigned
Family: Bromoviridae
Genus: Ilarvirus
Species: Citrus leaf rugose virus
Synonyms
  • Citrus leaf rugose virus
  • Citrus psorosis virus complex
  • Citrus crinkly leaf ilarvirus

Citrus leaf rugose virus (CLRV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Bromoviridae. It infects a wide range of valuable citrus hosts (Mexican lime, Eureka lemon, and Duncan grapefruit, for example) and while its specific vector is unknown, it can be mechanically transmitted to non-citrus hosts.[1]

  1. ^ Dawson, Bill. Citrus Virus Diseases, University of Florida, 2010.

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