Apple mosaic virus
Apple mosaic, rose mosaic, plum and birch line pattern, horse chestnut yellow mosaic, and hazel mosaic are some of many diseases caused by one of the longest-known pome fruit viruses: Apple mosaic virus. The worldwide distribution of Apple mosaic virus and its negative impacts on fruit, nut and hop production are sufficient to cause international interest. This review endeavors to piece together all known information about the virus. We describe taxonomic position, virion structure, the host range and symptoms, modes of transmission and diagnostics for the virus, as well as distribution and control of the diseases it causes.
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