publication . Thesis . 2013

Molecular characterization of viruses infecting potato and vegetables in Iraq

Sadeq Al-Kuwaiti, Nawres A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2013
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Due to the lack of published molecular information concerning plant viruses from Iraq, this study was initiated to investigate the diversity of viruses infecting potato and vegetables in Iraq on a molecular basis. Based on the economic importance and incidence worldwide, eight virus genera were investigated in 175 potato and vegetable samples collected from fields in Baghdad, Anbar and Najaf provinces in Iraq. Using genus/family specific primers, published in the literature, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) were performed to screen samples for potyviruses, begomoviruses, carlaviruses, tombusviruses, pot...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesfungi
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