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First report of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 1 infecting grapevines (Vitis spp.) in Nigeria.

Zongoma, A. M. ; Dangora, D. B. ; Rwahnih, M. A. ; Bako, S. P. ; Alegbejo, M. D. ; Alabi, O. J.

Plant Disease 2018 Vol 102 No. 1 pp. 258;

Abstract

Surveys were conducted during 2016 across 28 grape vineyards in Nigeria to document the occurrence of grapevine viruses and viroids. A total of 318 leaf tissue samples were collected from different red and white fruited cultivars and tested in the laboratory. The presence of Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 1 (GLRaV-1) was detected based on various molecular analyses. This is thought to be the first report of GLRaV-1 infecting grapevine in Nigeria.