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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The increasing prevalence and spread of wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV) in Australia has highlighted the necessity to fully understand the biology, ecology and genetics of its primary vector, the wheat curl mite (WCM)... The results generated provide a valuable framework for prioritising future research and devising control strategies for WCM and the associated spread of WSMV in Australia... The results have implications for management and provide a foundation for understanding the colonisation ability of the species, the risk of WSMV spread during growing seasons, and the evolution and spread of insecticide resistance in WCM populations...
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Catalogue: NVT Online Papers
Wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV) is a seed and mite-borne virus that infects wheat causing severe leaf symptoms and reduced yields... sowing stocks produces seed-infected seedlings scattered at directly into a recently sprayed out 'green bridge' or random within the crop from which un-infective WCM can sowing of infected seed, as warm seasonal conditions pick up the virus and spread it to healthy plants (Figure in autumn favour high WCM populations... Management of the disease is highly dependent Within crop WSMV-infected WSMV-infected o n c o n t r o l l i n g W C M WSMV spread seed sown green bridge populations and sources of WSMV...
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