Tomato bushy stunt virus
|Tomato bushy stunt virus|
|Unripe tomatoes infected with TBSV|
Tomato bushy stunt virus is a tombusvirus first reported in tomatoes in 1935. Depending upon the host, TBSV causes stunting of growth, leaf mottling, and deformed or absent fruit. The virus is transmitted manually through the use of contaminated cutting tools. A wide variety of species are affected.
Unripe tomatoes infected with TBSV