Detection of cucumber mosaic virus in some ornamental plants and elimination of nonspecific ELISA reactions
During surveys carried out in 2008 in the nurseries of some ornamental and medical plants, about 90 plant samples belonging to six plant species were collected. Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) was detected by routinely double antibody sandwich-enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (DAS-ELISA) in most tested plants. In _Vinca rosea, Ocimum basilicum_ and _Pelargonium_ sp., which reacted positively for CMV, 100% of ... Read more