Tobacco Mosaic

  • (noun): A plant disease causing discoloration of the leaves of tobacco plants.

Some articles on tobacco, mosaic, tobacco mosaic:

History Of Virology - Plant Viruses
... In 1882, Adolf Mayer (1843–1942) described a condition of tobacco plants, which he called "mosaic disease" ("mozaïkziekte") ... After tobacco mosaic was recognized as a virus disease, virus infections of many other plants were discovered ... The importance of tobacco mosaic virus in the history of viruses cannot be overstated ...
Virologists - History of Virology
... In 1892 Dimitri Ivanovski showed that a disease of tobacco plants, tobacco mosaic disease, could be transmitted by extracts that were passed through filters fine enough to exclude ... could be crystalized and whose structure could therefore be elucidated in detail was tobacco mosaic virus (TMV), the virus that had been studied earlier by ... Based on such pictures, Rosalind Franklin proposed the full structure of the tobacco mosaic virus in 1955 ...
List Of Tobacco Diseases - Viral and Phytoplasma Diseases
... Viral mycoplasmalike organisms diseases Alfalfa mosaic Alfalfa mosaic virus Aster yellows Phytoplasma Beet curly top Beet curly top virus Bushy top Tobacco vein distorting virus and ...

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