curly top


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curly top

[′kər·lē ‚täp]
(plant pathology)
A virus disease of sugarbeets and certain other plants that is transmitted by a leafhopper; affected plants are dwarfed and have curled, upturned leaves.
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Using gene replacement (by using restriction enzymes) Chimera was construct between 'African Cassava Mosaic Virus' [(ACMV) whitefly transmitted Begomovirus] and 'Beat curly top virus' [(BCTV; leafhopper transmitted Curtovirus] where CP gene (AV1) of ACMV was excised by using restriction enzymes and replaced by V2 of BCTV.
Transmitted by small insects called beet leafhoppers, the curly top virus courses through the phloem of susceptible beet plants, wreaking cellular havoc that can manifest as yellow, inwardly curled leaves; stunted growth; and other telltale symptoms.
The researchers observed that both insecticides reduced the incidence of curly top in the fields.
Because C941 is about 50% C76-8-95 and C69, its curly top resistance is less than C931, but sucrose concentration and sugar yield combining ability are slightly better.
She points out that the work by Taylor and Pang gives a much different view of hula than that held by most Mainlanders--the hip-swaying hula popularized and stereo-typed decades ago by Hollywood through Jeanette MacDonald in Let's Go Native (1930) and Shirley Temple in Curly Top (1935), or in songs like Honolulu Hula Girl, written to entertain tourists and radio audiences.
Heads dropped, it is the eclectic assortment of crowning glory characteristics that make the collection so vibrant--the curly top mop of a little boy, a cowboy hat, bleached or dyed or naturally graying hair.
The themes and names played on her endearing traits - Dimples, The Littlest Rebel, The Little Princess and Curly Top, which included her other signature tune, Animal Crackers In My Soup.
sugar beet producers also battle beet curly top virus, which is transmitted by beet leaf-hoppers.
Crimson owes its seed features and disease resistance to Cardinal, and specifically that cultivar's I and Bct genes, which confer protection against the bean common mosaic virus and beet curly top virus, respectively.
It has I gene resistance to Bean common mosaic virus (BCMV) and high tolerance to Beet curly top virus (BCTV).
Q The nauseating, sorry endearing, poppet twinkled in Bright Eyes (1934) and Curly Top (1935).
These nemeses include Cercospora leaf spot, cyst nematodes, root-knot nematodes, and curly top virus, among others.