Ocurrence of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) isolates in Chile

Guido Herrera M.1, Mireya Zerené Z.1, Marcos Gerding P.2, Alfonso Aguílera P.3

Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (VEAC) was detected in samples examined of wheat, barley and oats from the main regions of cereal production in Chile. PAV relatad isolate was prevalent in all sites. The isolate RPV is the first mention to the country. The implications for epidemiology are discussed.

Keywords: virus, Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus, BYDV, strains, cereals, wheat, barley, oats.
1 Estación Experimental La Platina (INIA), Casilla 439, Correo 3, Santiago, Chile.
2 Estación Experimental Quilamapu (INIA), Casilla 426, Chlllán, Chile.
3 Estación Experimental Carillanca, Casilla 58-D, Temuco, Chile.