Arch Virol 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8657, Japan.
Viola mottle virus (VMoV) was discovered in Viola odorata showing symptoms of reduced growth, leaf mottling, and whitish stripes on flowers in northern Italy in 1977. This virus has been provisionally classified as a member of the genus Potexvirus based on its morphological, serological, and biological characteristics. However, since genetic information of VMoV has never been reported, the taxonomic status of this virus is unclear. Read More