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Vol. 10, Issue 8 (2021)

In the fight against the tomato leaf curl virus in tomato: Contenders and scenarios

Author(s):
Arpitha Shankar and Anand Kumar
Abstract:
Tomato leaf curl disease (TLCD) is the most common viral disease in the tomato plant. It is caused by begomoviruses, which are viruses that cause plant development to be slowed. Many of the traditional disease management methods are still in use. Modern biotechnology is being used to detect illness in tomato plants as early as possible, thus reducing damage to the plants. Through genetic engineering, the spread of viruses may be controlled or prevented entirely. Here we reviewed many methods for decreasing or eliminating the viral influence on crop growth through biotechnology and genomics. We also investigated the possibility of genetic engineering to reduce or remove the virus TLCD impact on tomato crop development.
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How to cite this article:
Arpitha Shankar, Anand Kumar. In the fight against the tomato leaf curl virus in tomato: Contenders and scenarios. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(8):1844-1850.
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