Potato Virus A

PVA

Names:

Potato Mosaic

Description:

A viral disease that may cause varying symptoms including light mottling of yellow and green to yellow and green spots or blackened leaf veins. Leaves may be crinkled. Plants may die prematurely.

Species Affected:

Solanum species
Potato.

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Management and Control:

Plant virus free seed.
Control Aphids to reduce spread.
Destroy volunteers and control Solanaceous weeds.

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Acknowledgments:

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