southern bean mosaic virus


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southern bean mosaic virus

[¦səth·ərn ‚bēn mō′zā·ik ‚vī·rəs]
(virology)
The type species of the plant-virus genus Sobemovirus. It is transmitted mechanically or via seed or the bean leaf beetle. Symptoms include crinkled leaves expressing a mild mosaic. Abbreviated SBMV.
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