Natural occurrence of cucumber mosaic virus infecting broccoli in Turkey

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Şevik M. A.

VirusDisease, vol.28, no.2, pp.218-219, 2017 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s13337-017-0373-9
  • Journal Name: VirusDisease
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.218-219
  • Keywords: Brassica, Broccoli, Cucumber mosaic virus, Serological test, Survey
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Field surveys conducted during 2015–2016 to determine the natural occurrence and distribution of the viruses in broccoli in Samsun, Turkey revealed that samples tested in enzyme linked immunosorbent assay were infected with CMV but none of the other viruses tested. This is the first report of CMV infection of broccoli in Turkey-Samsun.