Re: Tobacco Mosaic Virus
- Subject: Re: Tobacco Mosaic Virus
- From: STARSELL@aol.com
- Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 16:55:36 EDT
In a message dated 10/14/2010 3:39:14 P.M. Central Daylight Time,
This question is posted on Garden Web at this
"I have been frequenting the Hippeastrum forum
lately and there is a big scare going around with Tobacco Mosaic Virus. I
actually found two in my collection that have it. My question is are there any
aroids that are susceptible to this virus? I am especially worried about
amorphophallus species. I would burn every hippeastrum I have to protect my
amorphs. Thanks for any input."
heard of this virus, can some of you guys and gals fill us in on the details
and potential dangers?
Oh, Steve - this is why many arboretums do not allow public
It is also called "Tomato Mosaic Virus" (ToMV).
There is much
good published info on it.
If in doubt with regard to a plant having an infection -
please take it
to the lab within your County Agent's
office. Unless it is something exotic
they will diagnose for free in most cases. This is an
A couple of good references:
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