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Viruses Detected in Forage Legumes in Idaho. M. R. McLaughlin, Research Plant Pathologist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Crop Science Research Laboratory, Forage Research Unit, Mississippi State, MS 39762-5367. R. D. Ensign, Agronomist-Plant Breeder and Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow 83843. Plant Dis. 73:906-909. Accepted for publication 16 June 1989. This article is in the public domain and not copyrightable. It may be freely reprinted with customary crediting of the source. The American Phytopathological Society, 1989. DOI: 10.1094/PD-73-0906.

A limited survey was conducted to identify viruses infecting white clover (Trifolium repens) and other forage legumes in Idaho. Of 93 samples collected in 11 counties, 48 tested positive by ELISA for one or more viruses, including alfalfa mosaic, clover yellow mosaic, clover yellow vein, red clover vein mosaic, and white clover mosaic.