Cabbage leaf curl virus

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Cabbage leaf curl virus
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Scientific Classification
Family: Geminiviridae
Genus: Begomovirus
Species: Cabbage leaf curl virus
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Cabbage leaf curl virus


Cabbage leaf curl virus is a plant pathogenic Begomovirus, which is vectored by white flies.[1]


A single virus or multiple infection of several viruses can produce a variety of plant symptoms that include mosaic leaf distortion, ring spotting and stunting.[1]



Clean field and field borders of volunteer crops and weeds to minimize reservoirs for both vector insects and viruses.[1]


  1. a b c Roberts, P. (2009). 2009 Florida Plant Disease Management Guide: Watercress. University of Florida, IFAS Extension. Retrieved: 2011-01-09.