A Quick Field Test for Xyloporosis Virus

Ary A. Salibe
1965 International Organization of Citrus Virologists Conference Proceedings (1957-2010)  
A Quick Field Test f o r Xyloporosis Virus T m s PAPER repoxts the results of experiments carried out to develop a quick field test for xyloporosis virus. The technique employed by Moreira (4) when he developed a quick test for exocortis virus was tried for xyloporosis virus, using the Orlando tangelo (Citrus paradisi L. x C. reticulata Blanco) as an indicator. I n doing so, it was assumed that xyloporosis and cachexia are caused by the same virus ( 2 , 3 , 5 ) and that the Orlando tangelo is a
more » ... rlando tangelo is a faster and more reliable indicator of the virus than Palestine sweet lime (C. limettioides Tanaka) (1, 6 ) .
doi:10.5070/c52vb0t8fg fatcat:v6qxnbzuubawvnpx7zcnvd27ta