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Sonchus yellow net virus (SYNV)


The Sonchus yellow net virus (SYNV) belongs to the family Rhabdoviridae and the genus Nucleorhabdovirus (Figure 1). It is transmitted by the aphid Aphis coreopsidis , in the persistent mode.

- Symptoms

Thinning of veins and yellowing of leaves. Large yellow spots, interveinal, on lower leaves. Lettuce infected early may remain dwarf.

- Main characteristics

SYNV is a virus similar to SYVV. Its actions on salad appear to be limited to Florida where it affects romaines and batavias. This virus is hosted by several weeds: Bidens pilosa , Senecio glabellus , Sonchus spp., Etc.

Last change : 04/27/21
Figure 1