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Apple Mosaic Virus

Apple Mosaic Virus



In a Nutshell

    Bright yellow spots or bands on leavesSymptoms appear first on single shoots

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· Apple


Initially, leaves start to display bright yellow spots or bands on a single shoot. As the disease spreads, these symptoms appear on leaves of all shoots.


Infected branches transmit the virus when used as slips for grafting. The virus can also be transmitted through the roots.

Biological Control

Virus cannot be cured. The affected tree should be removed to prevent spreading to other trees.

Chemical Control

Virus infections cannot be cured.

Preventive Measures

    Do not use slips from infected trees for grafting