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Identification and Characterization of Citrus Chlorotic Spot Virus, a New Dichorhavirus Associated with Citrus Leprosis-Like Symptoms

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Chabi-Jesus, C. [1, 2] ; Ramos-Gonzalez, P. L. [1] ; Tassi, A. D. [3] ; Guerra-Peraza, O. [1, 4] ; Kitajima, E. W. [3] ; Harakava, R. [1] ; Beserra, Jr., J. E. A. [5] ; Salaroli, R. B. [3] ; Freitas-Astua, J. [6, 1]
Número total de Autores: 9
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Inst Biol, Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, ESALQ, PPG Microbiol Agr, Piracicaba, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, ESALQ, LFN, BR-13418900 Piracicaba, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Florida, Citrus Res & Educ Ctr, Gainesville, FL 32611 - USA
[5] Univ Fed Piaui, Teresina, PI - Brazil
[6] Embrapa Mandioca & Fruticultura, Cruz Das Almas, BA - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 6
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: PLANT DISEASE; v. 102, n. 8, p. 1588-1598, AUG 2018.
Citações Web of Science: 7

Local chlorotic spots resembling early lesions characteristic of citrus leprosis (CL) were observed in leaves of two sweet orange (Citrus sinensis L.) trees in Teresina, State of Piaui, Brazil, in early 2017. However, despite the similarities, these spots were generally larger than those of a typical CL and showed rare or no necrosis symptoms. In symptomatic tissues, transmission electron microscopy revealed the presence of viroplasms in the nuclei of the infected parenchymal cells and rod-shaped particles with an average size of approximately 40 x 100 nm, resembling those typically observed during infection by dichorhaviruses. A bipartite genome of the putative novel virus, tentatively named citrus chlorotic spot virus (CiCSV) (RNA1 = 6,518 nucleotides {[}nt] and RNA2 = 5,987 nt), revealed the highest nucleotide sequence identity values with the dichorhaviruses coffee ringspot virus strain Lavras (73.8%), citrus leprosis virus N strain Ibi 1 (58.6%), and orchid fleck virus strain So (56.9%). In addition to citrus, CiCSV was also found in local chlorotic lesions on leaves of the ornamental plant beach hibiscus (Talipariti tiliaceum (L.) Fryxell). Morphological characterization of mites recovered from the infected plants revealed at least two different types of Brevipalpus. One of them corresponds to Brevipalpus yothersi. The other is slightly different from B. yothersi mites but comprises traits that possibly place it as another species. A mix of the two mite types collected on beach hibiscus successfully transmitted CiCSV to arabidopsis plants but additional work is required to verify whether both types of flat mite may act as viral vectors. The current study reveals a newly described dichorhavirus associated with a citrus disease in the northeastern region of Brazil. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 16/01960-6 - Caracterização molecular, filogenia e evolução de vírus transmitidos por ácaros Brevipalpus spp. no Brasil
Beneficiário:Camila Chabi de Jesus
Modalidade de apoio: Bolsas no Brasil - Doutorado
Processo FAPESP: 14/08458-9 - Vírus de plantas transmitidos por Brevipalpus (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) - VTB: levantamento, identificação, caracterização molecular, filogenia; relações vírus/vetor/hospedeira; biologia, taxonomia e manejo do vetor
Beneficiário:Elliot Watanabe Kitajima
Modalidade de apoio: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Temático