Blueberry shoestring virus (ATCC® PV-443)

Classification: Sobemovirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Sobemovirus
Deposited As Blueberry shoestring sobemovirus
Agent Blueberry shoestring virus
Strain Type
Blueberry is the only known host.
Plant research
Biosafety Level 1

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Vaccinium corymbosum, East Lansing, MI, 1979
Product Format freeze-dried
Not transmissible to herbaceous plants. Blueberry is the only known host.
Vaccinium corymbosum
Name of Depositor DC Ramsdell
Year of Origin 1979

Terhune BY, et al. Quantification of blueberry shoestring virus RNA and antigen in its aphid vector, Illinoia pepperi, during acquisition, retention, and transmission. Phytopathology 81: 1096-1102, 1991.

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  • USDA APHIS PPQ Permit 526, plant pathogens permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. Isolation information for this item is required by USDA. Please check our website or contact Technical Service for assistance. Domestic isolates are easier to obtain than foreign isolates.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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