Early report of a Columbia rose virus (certification) program

2 years ago

" German and Colombian universities, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA), the Colombian Corporation of Agricultural Investigation (CORPOICA), and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) are working together on the initiation of a national agricultural certification program. Three important exports from Colombia have been chosen as model plants for experimentation: ornamental rose (Rosa sp.), cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.), and purple passion fruit (Passiflora edulis Sims). "

Abstract of the talk:


From the posters presented, it appears that PNRSV was found in 22 of 61 roses tested by the ELSIA method.

Tobacco streak virus (TSV) was found in 3 of 61 roses tested.

A Potyvirus (Poty) was found in 1 of 24 roses tested.

No Arabis mosaic virus (ArMV) was found in 47 roses tested.

No Tomato ringspot virus (ToRSV) was found 14 roses tested.

The link to the posters given at the talk: