Photo 1. Stunted maize with deformed ears (right) infected with Maize mosaic virus. Note the thin yellow stripes.
Photo 2. Stunted maize with single yellow lines and broad yellow bands running parallel to the length of the leaves. Note the ears are not only deformed, but mostly lack seeds.
Maize mosaic, corn mosaic
Maize mosaic nucleorhabdovirus; the abbreviation is MMV.
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Photo 3 Richard Markham, ACIAR, Canberra.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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