Molecular characterization of Cucumber mosaic virus sub group IB infecting Cavendish banana plants in Ethiopia

Journal title

Journal of Plant Protection Research




vol. 61


No 4


Kebede, Yohanis : Department of Biotechnology, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India ; Majumder, Shahana : Department of Botany, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar, India



Cucumber mosaic virus ; CMV detection ; in silco analysis ; 1a protein

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze




Committee of Plant Protection PAS ; Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute


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DOI: 10.24425/jppr.2021.139249