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  • First Report of White Thread Blight Caused by Ceratobasidium niltonsouzanum on Yerba Mate in Argentina 

    Bernanrdi Lima, Nelson; Kryvenki, Mario Angel; Conforto, Erica Cinthia; Serri, Dannae Lilia; Kramer, Rodrigo Gabriel; Roca, Mónica; Vargas Gil, Silvina (2019-12-18)
    Yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis A.St.-Hil.) is a native species of the subtropical and temperate regions of South America. In the Misiones province, in northeastern Argentina, yerba mate is an important agricultural crop ...
  • Characterization of Components of Resistance to Corn Stunt Disease 

    Oleszczuk, José D.; Catalano, María I.; Dalaisón, Lucía; Di Rienzo, Julio A.; Gimenez, Maria De La Paz; Carpane, Pablo D. (2020-05-28)
    Considering the occasional but increasing presence of corn stunt disease in the subtropical region of Argentina, the objective of this research was to devise an effective strategy to screen disease-resistant genotypes in ...
  • Phylodynamics of sunflower chlorotic mottle virus, an emerging pathosystem 

    Cabrera Mederos, Dariel; Torres, Carolina; Bejerman, Nicolas Esteban; Trucco, Veronica Milagros; Lenardon, Sergio Luis; Leiva Mora, Michel; Giolitti, Fabian (Elsevier, 2020-03-12)
    Distribution and epidemiological patterns of sunflower chlorotic mottle virus (SCMoV) in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) growing areas in Argentina were studied from 2006 to 2017. The virus was detected exclusively in ...
  • First report of johnsongrass mosaic virus in Argentina 

    Trucco, Veronica Milagros; Cabrera Mederos, Dariel; Lenardon, Sergio Luis; Giolitti, Fabian (2019-11-21)
    Potyviruses are responsible for important economic losses in maize crop. This work reports the detection of johnsongrass mosaic virus, a potyvirus affecting maize in Argentina. Electron microscopy studies, mechanical ...
  • A Divergent Strain of Culex pipiens-Associated Tunisia Virus in the Malaria Vector Anopheles epiroticus 

    Debat, Humberto Julio; Ribeiro, José M.C. (2018-10-25)
    Here, we report the draft genome sequence of a divergent strain ofCulex pipiens-associated Tunisia virus (CpATV) identified in the malaria vectorAnoph-eles epiroticus(CpATV-AnE). CpATV-AnE expands the reference virus ...
  • Efecto de nuevos fungicidas en el control de viruela del maní y el rendimiento del cultivo 

    Oddino, Claudio; Giordano, Francisco; Paredes, Juan Andrés; Cazon, Luis Ignacio; Giuggia, Jorge; Rago, Alejandro Mario (Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, 2018-07)
    Las enfermedades son el principal problema sanitario del maní (Arachis hypogaea L.), siendo viruela (Cercospora arachidicola Hori y Cercosporidium personatum (Berck. & Curt Deighton)) la más importante del mundo, y la que ...
  • Geographical distribution, genetic studies and vector transmission of alfalfa enamovirus-1 infecting alfalfa crop in Argentina 

    Trucco, Veronica Milagros; Cabrera Mederos, Dariel; Lenardon, Sergio Luis; Giolitti, Fabian (Springer, 2020-07)
    Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) growing areas of Argentina were surveyed between 2010 and 2018 to determine the geographical distribution and analyse the genetic diversity among alfalfa enamovirus-1 (AEV-1) isolates. The virus ...
  • First report of grapevine Pinot gris virus infecting grapevine in Argentina 

    Debat, Humberto Julio; Luna,Facundo; Moyano, Sabrina Noé; Zavallo, Diego; Asurmendi, Sebastian; Gomez Talquenca, Gonzalo (Springer, 2020-07)
    Fourteen viruses have been associated to grapevine in Argentina (Debat et al. 2020; Luna et al. 2019). Grapevine Pinot gris virus (family Betaflexiviridae; genus Trichovirus, GPGV) was originally described in Italy and ...
  • Spatio and temporal spread of Plum pox virus infecting European plum (Prunus domestica L. cv. D'agen) orchard in Mendoza, Argentina = Distribución espacial y temporal del Plum pox virus en un monte de ciruelo europeo (Prunus domestica L cv D'agen) de Mendoza, Argentina 

    Dal Zotto, Angelica; Porcel, Laura Beatriz; Marini, Diana Beatriz; Picca, Cecilia Nelida; Córdoba, Mariano; Teich, Ingrid (Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, 2020)
    Sharka, caused by Plum pox virus (PPV), is considered one of the most serious viral diseases of stone fruits worldwide due to the great yield losses in orchards. In Rama Caída, Mendoza, a 5-year study (2007-2011) was ...
  • Relative incidence of cucurbit viruses and relationship with bio-meteorological variables 

    Pozzi, Elizabeth Alicia; Bruno, Cecilia Inés; Luciani, Cecilia; Celli, Marcos Giovani; Conci, Vilma Cecilia; Perotto, Maria Cecilia (Springer, 2020-02)
    Environmental heterogeneity can shape the plant-virus relationship, furthering the appearance of new diseases in crops, or altering disease incidence and severity. In this work, we studied the virus association with ...
  • Molecular variability of watermelon mosaic virus isolates from Argentina 

    Pozzi, Elizabeth Alicia; Perotto, Maria Cecilia; Bertin, S.; Manglli, A.; Luciani, Cecilia; Conci, Vilma Cecilia; Tomassoli, L. (Springer, 2020-03)
    Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) is an economically important virus of cucurbit crops in Argentina. The available information on genetic variability must be continuously updated. In this study, we assessed the molecular ...
  • Molecular characterization of a novel cytorhabdovirus with a unique genomic organization infecting yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis) in Argentina 

    Bejerman, Nicolas Esteban; Acevedo, Raúl Maximiliano; De Breuil, Soledad; Ruiz, Oscar Adolfo; Sansberro, Pedro Alfonso; Dietzgen, Ralf Georg; Nome Docampo, Claudia; Debat, Humberto Julio (Springer, 2020-04)
    The genome of a novel rhabdovirus was detected in yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hil.). The newly identified virus, tentatively named "yerba mate virus A" (YmVA), has a genome of 14,961 nucleotides. Notably, eight ...
  • First confirmed report of Colletotrichum coccodes causing black dot on potato in Mexico 

    Pérez-Mora, Juan Luis; Cota-Rodríguez, David Alonso; Rodríguez-Palafox, Edgar Edel; García-León, Elizabeth; Beltrán-Peña, Hugo; Bernardi Lima, Nelson; Tovar Pedraza, Juan Manuel (Springer, 2020-04)
    During February and March 2019, black dot symptoms were observed on potato stems in a commercial field located in Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico. Morphological and molecular approaches confirmed the identity of Colletotrichum ...
  • Reconstruction and characterization of full-length begomovirus and alphasatellite genomes infecting pepper through metagenomics 

    Bornancini, Veronica Andrea; Irazoqui, Jose Matias; Flores, Ceferino Rene; Vaghi Medina, Carlos Gaston; Amadio, Ariel; Lopez Lambertini, Paola Maria (MDPI, 2020-02)
    In northwestern Argentina (NWA), pepper crops are threatened by the emergence of begomoviruses due to the spread of its vector, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius). The genus Begomovirus includes pathogens that can have a monopartite ...
  • On the value of preprints: an early career researcher perspective 

    Sarabipour, Sarvenaz; Debat, Humberto Julio; Emmott, Edward; Burgess, Steven J.; Schwessinger, Benjamin; Hensel, Zach (PlosONE, 2019-02-21)
    Peer-reviewed journal publication is the main means for academic researchers in the life sciences to create a permanent public record of their work. These publications are also the de facto currency for career progress, ...
  • An insight into the sialome, mialome and virome of the horn fly, Haematobia irritans 

    Ribeiro, J.M.; Debat, Humberto Julio; Boiani, M.; Ures, X.; Rocha, S.; Breijo, M. (BMC, 2019-07-29)
    Background: The horn fly (Haematobia irritans) is an obligate blood feeder that causes considerable economic losses in livestock industries worldwide. The control of this cattle pest is mainly based on insecticides; ...
  • Mitovirus and Mitochondrial Coding Sequences from Basal Fungus Entomophthora muscae 

    Nibert, Max L.; Debat, Humberto Julio; Manny, Austin R.; Grigoriev, Igor V.; De Fine Licht, Henrik H. (MDPI, 2019-04-17)
    Fungi constituting the Entomophthora muscae species complex (members of subphylum Entomophthoromycotina, phylum Zoopagamycota) commonly kill their insect hosts and manipulate host behaviors in the process. In this study, ...
  • Phytoplasmas infecting pome and stone fruits in South America and Iberian peninsula 

    Quiroga, Nicolás; Batlle, Assumpció; Laviña, Amparo; Maeso, Diego; Conci, Luis Rogelio; Fernandez, Franco Daniel; Sousa, Esmeraldina; Fiore, Nicola (Indian Journals, 2018-12-10)
    The present review focuses on the diseases associated with phytoplasmas that affect pome and stone fruits trees in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, Spain and Portugal. The advances and challenges faced by these countries ...
  • Grapevine virus L: a novel vitivirus in grapevine 

    Debat, Humberto Julio; Zavallo, Diego; Brisbane, Reid Soltero; Vončina, Darko; Almeida, Rodrigo P. P.; Blouin, Arnaud G.; Al Rwahnih, Maher; Gomez Talquenca, Gonzalo; Asurmendi, Sebastian (2019-04-06)
    Vitiviruses are ssRNA(+) viruses in the family Betaflexiviridae (subfamily Trivirinae). There are currently 10 ICTV recognized virus species in the genus; nevertheless, the extended use of NGS technologies is rapidly ...
  • Redefining the medicago sativa alphapartitiviruses genome sequences 

    Bejerman, Nicolas Esteban; Debat, Humberto Julio; Nome Docampo, Claudia; Cabrera Mederos, Dariel; Trucco, Veronica Milagros; De Breuil, Soledad; Lenardon, Sergio Luis; Giolitti, Fabian (Elsevier, 2019-03-29)
    In Argentina, alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) is a primary forage crop and a major feed component in dairy and beef cattle production systems. In 2010, we observed alfalfa plants showing symptoms of shortened internodes (bushy ...

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