* For research use only, not for use in diagnostic procedures.
The test can be simply used to on-site and rapid detect PVY in infected potato leaves, tuber eyes, sprouts, and stems and other host plants, without requiring any special equipment or expertise to run.
PVY is one of the most prevalent and important viruses in potatoes, which causes significant yield losses. It is transmitted mechanically and by aphids in a non-persistent manner. The best strategy to control PVY is to use seed potatoes certified to have low virus content.