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Cactus Virus in the United States

Naturevolume 191pages517518 (1961) | Download Citation

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SINCE the first report by Molisch1 of the presence of proteinaceous spindles in the cells of certain cacti, a series of researches has been made demonstrating the association of virus with the spindles and with amorphous inclusions2.

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    Molisch, H., Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges., 3, 195 (1885).

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    Amelunxen, F., Protoplasma, 49, 140 (1958).

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    Brandes, J., Nachrbl. deut. Pflanzenschutzdienst (Braunschweig), 9, 151 (1957).

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    Brandes, J., and Wetter, C., Virology, 8, 99 (1959).

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  1. Department of Botany, Montana State University, Missoula, Montana

    • IRENE M. SAMMONS
    •  & M. CHESSIN

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