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Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV)

Rapid CDIATM Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) kits are intended for the detection of TSWV in infected host plant foliage.

Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) causes significant economic damage on over 1000 species in over 85 families, including many vegetables, field crops, peanut and tobacco. The virus is also found in some ornamental crops such as chrysanthemums, dahlias and other greenhouse crops. TSWV infection causes a variety of symptoms, such as chlorosis, mottling, stunting and wilting, and other various symptoms depending upon the crop infected. Hence, tomato spotted wilt may affect both the quantity and quality of plant products. TSWV is readily transmitted by various thrips among plants in a persistent manner, especial in greenhouse crops.

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