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First report of Grapevine syrah virus 1 in South African grapevines.

Oosthuizen, K. ; Coetzee, B. ; Maree, H. J. ; Burger, J. T.

Plant Disease 2016 Vol 100 No. 6 pp. 1252;


A ttoal of 8 individual grapes cv. Pinotage displaying typical leafroll disease symptoms were sampled from the Stellenbosch region, Western Cape, South Africa. The presence of Grapevine Syrah virus 1 (GSyV-1) was detected based on various molecular analyses. This is thought to be the first report of GSyV-1 in South Africa.