Virus Diseases of Flowering bulbs

Disease Information

Virus Diseases

Pathogen/Cause

Many viruses are known including tulip breaking, tobacco necrosis, tobacco rattle, tobacco mosaic, and cucumber mosaic virus.

Symptoms

Leaves may be mottled, have yellow flecks or stripes. Flower color may break or flowers may be distorted.

Management

Discard infected plants. Purchase virus-free plants.

 



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