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Transmission of Tobacco Ringspot Virus from Native Hosts to Cucumis sativus by Xiphinema americanum. M. C. Rush, Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27607. Phytopathology 60:917-918. DOI: 10.1094/Phyto-60-917.

Tobacco ringspot virus was transmitted to cucumber seedlings from naturally infected or inoculated Eupatorium capillifolium, Plantago lanceolata, Rumex obtusifolius, and Xanthium strumarium plants by handpicked dagger nematodes (Xiphinema americanum).

Additional keywords: serology, flotation-sieving.