squash mosaic virus (ATCC® PV-117)

Classification: Comovirus  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Comovirus
Deposited As squash mosaic comovirus
Agent squash mosaic virus
Strain (Sill-3)-Severe
Plant research
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Vector: cucumber beetles (Acalymma trivitata, Diabrotica undecimpunctata; rarely aphids)
Virus is seed transmissible.
Name of Depositor Claude E. Thomas
This virus was originally isolated by W. H. Sill, Jr. from squash in Kansas.

Campbell RN. . CMI/AAB Descriptions of Plant Viruses No. 43: 1971..

El-Hadidi, Salama EA, Sill Jr WH. Phytopathology 56:877, 1966.

Demski JW. Phytopathology 59: 251-252, 1969.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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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