Broad Bean Stain Virus: Identification, Detectability with ELISA in Faba Bean Leaves and Seeds, Occurrence in West Asia and North Africa and Possible Wild Hosts
Jefferson, O., Makkouk, K.M., & Katul, L. (1987) Broad Bean Stain Virus: Identification, Detectability with ELISA in Faba Bean Leaves and Seeds, Occurrence in West Asia and North Africa and Possible Wild Hosts. Netherlands Journal of Plant Protection, 93, pp. 97-106.
During a survey of faba bean viruses in West Asia and
North Africa a virus was identified as broad bean stain virus
(BBSV) based on host reactions, electron microscopy, physical
properties and serology. An antiserum to a Syrian isolate
was prepared. With this antiserum both the direct double
antibody sandwich ELISA (DAS-ELISA) and dot-ELISA were very
sensitive in detecting BBSV in leaf extracts, ground whole
seeds and germi nated embryos. Sens it i vity was not reduced
when the two-day procedure was replaced by a one-day
procedure. us i ng ELISA the vi rus was detected in 73 out of
589 faba bean samples with virus-like symptoms collected from
Egypt (4 out of 70 samples tested), Lebanon (6/44) , Morocco
(017), Sudan (19/254), Syria (36/145) and Tunisia (8/69).
This is the first report of BBSV infection of faba bean in
Lebanon, Sudan, Syria and Tunisia.
speci es i ndi genous to Syri a were
Fourteen wild legume
susceptible to BBSV
infection, with only two producing obvious symptoms. The
virus was found to be seed transmitted ~n Vicia palaestina.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Broad bean stain virus, Identification, Detectability with ELISA, Faba bean leaves and seeds, West Asia and North Africa, Possible wild hosts, Jefferson, Osmat, Ossmat, Azzam|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES (070000) > HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION (070600)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Deposited On:||07 Apr 2011 15:01|
|Last Modified:||21 Dec 2012 20:11|
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