Alfamovirus

Alfamovirus

[al′fam·ə‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
A genus of plant viruses in the family Bromoviridae that is characterized by virions which are either bacilliform or ellipsoidal and contain single-stranded ribonucleic acid genomes; alfalfa mosaic virus is the type species. Also known as Alfalfa mosaic virus group.