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dc.contributor.advisorNelson, Merritt R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorNadeem, Athar, 1955-
dc.creatorNadeem, Athar, 1955-en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-03T13:12:27Z
dc.date.available2013-04-03T13:12:27Z
dc.date.issued1992en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/278085
dc.description.abstractCrude sap of pepper Capsicum frutescens L. 'NM 6-4' infected with pepper mottle virus (PeMV) was treated with nitrous acid to induce mutants. Twelve isolates were selected from two distinct types of local lesions on Capsicum frutescens L. 'tabasco'. Of the twelve isolates, four produced mild symptoms on both pepper foliage and fruit. When these mild isolates were inoculated to pepper plants and subsequently challenged with wild type PeMV, they protected the plants from the severe effect of the wild type isolate. Marketable pepper fruit from these protected plants was not significantly different from fruit from uninfected pepper plants.
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
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dc.subjectAgriculture, Plant Pathology.en_US
dc.titleInduction of mild strains of pepper mottle virus by chemical mutagenesis and their efficacy in cross protectionen_US
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dc.typeThesis-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
dc.identifier.proquest1347793en_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.nameM.S.en_US
dc.identifier.bibrecord.b27535824en_US
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-27T13:07:03Z
html.description.abstractCrude sap of pepper Capsicum frutescens L. 'NM 6-4' infected with pepper mottle virus (PeMV) was treated with nitrous acid to induce mutants. Twelve isolates were selected from two distinct types of local lesions on Capsicum frutescens L. 'tabasco'. Of the twelve isolates, four produced mild symptoms on both pepper foliage and fruit. When these mild isolates were inoculated to pepper plants and subsequently challenged with wild type PeMV, they protected the plants from the severe effect of the wild type isolate. Marketable pepper fruit from these protected plants was not significantly different from fruit from uninfected pepper plants.


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