Back Home
Vegetos

Journal: Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research

Article DOI :10.5958/j.2229-4473.26.2.076
Year :2013, Volume : 26, Issue :2
First page : (203) Last page : (211)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.


RESEARCH ARTICLE
A SOCIETY FOR PLANT RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Evidence of Association of a Tomato Leaf Curl New Delhi Virus with Chilli Leaf Curl Disease in Western Uttar Pradesh, India

Singh Jitender*, Singh Astha, Kumar Pankaj, Rani Anchal, Baranwal V K1, Sirohi Anil, Bhatnagar S. K., Singh Devi

College of Biotechnology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerut-250110, India-250110 1Plant Virology Unit, Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India-110012

*Corresponding author Email: jeets_80@rediffmail.com

Chilli Leaf Curl Disease (ChLCD) is an important limiting factor affecting chilli production on Indian subcontinent and is caused by begomoviruses. During November’ 2011, very high disease incidence (up to 100% of plants) was observed in chilli fields near Meerut district of Western Uttar Pradesh, India with Symptoms such as upward leaf curling, crowding and yellowing of leaves and stunting of whole plants. In this paper we report the evidence of a Tomato Leaf Curl New Delhi Virus (ToLCNDV) and associated betasatellite responsible for the leaf curl disease in Chilli.




Share: