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Final Report: DAW00141 - Developing a sensitive dry seed test to detect seed-borne viruses in bulk seed samples of wheat

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Use of the test may also help to prevent wheat breeders sowing infected seed stocks... Use of the test confirmed widespread occurrence of WSMV in the WA grainbelt and identified the disease for the first time in Tasmania... The research also showed that Australian WSMV isolates represent a single incursion from overseas and the virus has been present in Australia for at least 15 years...
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