Pvy Vectors

Some articles on pvy:

Potato Virus Y Transmission
... PVY may be transmitted to potato plants through grafting, plant sap inoculation and through aphid transmission ... The most common manner of PVY infection of plant material in the field is through the aphid and although aphids on their own can directly damage potato plants it is ... monitoring of aphid populations is stressed in a review by Radcliffe and Ragsdale (2002) as PVY virions are introduced to potato fields almost solely by winged aphids from a virus ...