Sugarcane mosaic virus
mosaic of abaca, mosaic of sugarcane
Abaca mosaic virus, European mosaic virus, Grass mosaic virus, Maize dwarf mosaic virus strain B, Sorghum red stripe virus, Sorghum concentric ring virus
Worldwide in sugarcane growing regions
Corn and surgarcane are the only crops infected. Sugarcane by the sugarcane strains of Sugrcane mosaic virus and corn by the Maize dwarf mosaic virus strain B (SCMV-MB)
The identification of this virus is often confused with Sorghum mosaic virus. Both Sugarcane mosaic virus and Sorgham mosaic virus cause similar symptoms in surgarcane. Strains of this virus are usually restricted to certain hosts. (DVP WEB). Aphid transmitted and part of the corn lethal necrosis complex.
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