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Record information and status
Record ID
103885
Status
Published
Date of creation
2012-09-06 13:54 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2012-09-06 13:54 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

Organism information
Scientific name
Alfalfa mosaic virus
Taxonomic Classification
FamilyBromoviridae
GenusAlfamovirus
SpeciesAlfalfa mosaic virus
Scientific name synonyms(s)
Lucerne mosaic virus, Potato calico virus
Common name(s)
Alfalfa mosaic virus
AMV
Additional Classification
Type of organism
  • Viruses
Characteristics related to biosafety
Centre(s) of origin
First reported in 1931 by Weimer J.L. in alfalfa (Medicago sativa)
Geographical distribution
Worldwide distribution
Known pathogenicity and/or allergenicity
AMV is a phytopathogen that can lead to necrosis and yellow mosaics on a large variety of plant species, including commercially important crops.
Additional Information

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