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- Das, Amrita, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental entomology 2016 v.45 no.1 pp. 178-184
- Aphididae; Nanoviridae; bioassays; cardamom; fecundity; field experimentation; hills; insect vectors; longevity; mountains; plant anatomy; plant diseases and disorders; plant extracts; plant viruses; plantations; viruses; India
- ... Cardamom bushy dwarf virus (CBDV) causes foorkey disease of large cardamom (Ammomum subulatum Roxburgh) in the eastern sub-Himalayan mountains. Although the aphid Micromyzus kalimpongensis Basu (Hemiptera: Aphididae) is known as a vector of CBDV, its behavior in dissemination of CBDV has not been investigated. In the present study, M. kalimpongensis was observed to colonize in higher number on CBD ...