Sugarbeet Virus yellows complex: Virus yellows is an aphid-transmitted complex of three different viruses that includes beet mild yellowing virus (BMYV), beet chlorosis virus (BChV), and beet yellows virus (BYV). Usually transmission occurs via green peach aphid, black bean aphid Secondary infection of alternaria leaf spot is common. Sugar beet is most vulnerable to virus yellows infection during the seedling stage through to the point when adult plant resistance begins to develop.

Posted by jason.cook at 2022-07-20 15:13:26 UTC