Lichens - a new source or yet unknown host of herbaceaous plant viruses?
|Year of publication
|Article in Periodical
|Magazine / Source
|European Journal of Plant Pathology
|MU Faculty or unit
|web stránka časopisu
|Rhabdovirus Ilarvirus ApMV Lichenized fungi Lichenized algae Trebouxia
|We suggest that lichens as a whole (or their photobionts, more specifically) could serve as reservoirs for viruses, despite the fact that the way of transmission between different organisms is not clear. We showed that lichens could harbour several viruses simultaneously, asthe plant cytorhabdovirus and ApMV were detected in the same host, also.