Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus

Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus, commonly called Strawberry crinkle virus (SCV), is a sense single stranded virus that threatens strawberry worldwide.

This virus reduces rigidity, runner , size, and , while causing distortion and crinkling of the leaves.

This virus was first described in 1932 in and with commercial strawberry varieties, and later became an issue around the world, including , , , South , New Zealand, , and .

Of the family Rhabdoviridae, it is a large family of viruses that affects , vertebrates, and invertebrates.

Specifically, this virus is transmitted through two aphid vectors that feed on strawberry of Fragaria, Chaetosiphon fragaefolii and C. jacobi.

When SCV is combined with other aphid-transmitted strawberry viruses, such as mottle, mild yellow-edge, vein banding, or pallidosis, the damage becomes even more deleterious.

Economically, Fragaria ananassa are those being affected by SCV.

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