Photos (Image): Papaya Mosaic Virus Symptoms (Characteristics

Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease (Photo/Image): The papaya mosaic virus disease is  a deadly disease in papaya crop. Plants of all stages are affected by the disease. The disease is similiar to papaya leaf curl virus disease. This disease spreads very fast in a papaya garden. Control and managemet is necessary for significant economical loss.

INDEX

1. INTRODUCTION: Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease
2. IMAGES: Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease
  • 2.1 IMAGE 01 TO 04: Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease.
  • 2.2 IMAGE 05 TO 07.
  • 2.3 IMAGE 08 TO 09.

1. INTRODUCTION: Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease

TYPE: Plant disease.
CAUSE: Papaya Mosaic Virus.
Vector: Aphid.
Host: Papaya.
Occurrence: All season.
Distribution: All papaya growing regions.

1.1 IMPORTANCE:

  • Significant loss in yield.
  • Disease spreads rapidly.

1.2 Difference Between Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease and Papaya Leaf Curl Virus

PMVD: Leaves become small, curled and wrinkled. Affected leaves show blister like patches. Tissue becomes green with yellow background.

LCVD: Leaves become small and deformed.

2. IMAGES: Papaya Mosaic Virus

2.1 IMAGE 01 TO 04: Papaya Mosaic Virus Disease









2.2 IMAGE 05 TO 07







2.3 IMAGE 08 TO 09:






3. MANAGEMENT

  • Apply insecticides to control aphids,.
  • Destroy affected plants immediately.

4. OTHER IMAGES



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