Orchid viruses of natural Ukrainian flora
A.V. Koroteyeva, V.P. Polischukhttps://doi.org/10.17221/10495-PPSCitation:Koroteyeva A.V., Polischuk V.P. (2002): Orchid viruses of natural Ukrainian flora. Plant Protect. Sci., 38: 375-377.
Virus infection greatly affects to the normal growth and reproductive intensity of orchid species in greenhouses. Peculiarities of ornamental orchid viruses has become known in different countries of the world while there is nothing known about orchid virus infection in natural flora of Europe, for example in Ukraine. After extensive virus detection of natural orchids of Ukraine (Carpathians, Crimea), some viruses infecting these plants in their natural inhabitance were determined.Keywords:
orchid virus; terrestrial orchids; indirect ELISA; DAS-ELISA