Maize chlorotic mottle virus

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Maize chlorotic mottle virus
Virus classification
Group: IV: (+)sense RNA Viruses
Family: Tombusviridae
Genus: Machlomovirus
Species: Maize chlorotic mottle virus
Synonyms

MCMV

Maize chlorotic mottle virus is a plant pathogenic virus.

Maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV) is the type species of the genus Machlomovirus. As a mixed infection with Wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV), Sugarcane mosaic virus, or Maize dwarf mosaic virus, it induces a synergism referred to as Corn Lethal Necrosis.

MCMV is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA virus that is package in a 30 nm, T=3 icosahedral particle.

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