Luteoviridae


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Luteoviridae

[‚lüd·ē·o′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of plant viruses containing positive-sense, single-stranded ribonucleic acid, includes the genera Luteovirus, Polerovirus, and Enamovirus.
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Twelve of the remaining contigs, with lengths ranging from 79 to 439 nts, were identified by BLASTx (with an e-value cut-off of 10-3) to have distant similarities with members of the family Luteoviridae (Figure 2).
The most important virus diseases of potato are Potato virus Y (PVY = mosaic, Genus Potyvirus, Family Potyviridae) and Potato leafroll virus (PLRV, Genus Polerovirus, Family Luteoviridae), both being aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) transmitted (Radcliffe & Ragsdale 2002).