Horticultural Studies (HortiS) 2006, Vol 23, Num, 2     (Pages: 46-53)

VIRUS-VECTOR INTERACTION AT DISEASE OF Tomato yellow leaf curl begomovirus-TYLCV

Nurdan TOPAKCI 1 ,Sema GÜNEŞ 2

1 Akdeniz Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Bitki Koruma Bölümü, Antalya
2 Batı Akdeniz Tarımsal Araştırma Enstitüsü, Antalya
Viewed : 1554 - Downloaded : 2022 The importance of the sweetpotato or tobacco whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.), as a serious pest in vegetable and cotton has increased woldwide. The whitefly reduced crop prodection by vectoring numerous plant viruses and by direct feedind damage. Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV) is one of the most devastating begomoviruses of cultivated tomatoes in tropical and subtropical regions. TYLCV, is transmitted by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci in a circulative, persistent manner. Keywords : Bemisia tabaci, Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus, Virus-Vector interactions