Botany online 1996-2004. No further update, only historical document of botanical science!

Single stranded RNA Viruses
Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV) - tobamovirus

This file is an INTERFACE with links to the VIDE Database

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Descriptions and Lists from the VIDE Database


Data collated by M. Zaitlin, 1984.





ICTV decimal code

Host range and symptoms

First reported in Nicotiana tabacum; from Russia and the U.S.A.; by Mayer (1886); Iwanowski (1892); Allard (1914); Stanley (1935).

Natural host range and symptoms


Geographical distribution

Experimental host range

Diagnostically susceptible host species and symptoms

Maintenance and propagation hosts

Assay hosts (Local lesions or Whole plants)

Susceptible host species

Insusceptible host species

Families containing susceptible hosts

Families containing insusceptible hosts

Sources of host-range data

Physical and biochemical properties

Properties of particles in sap

Purification method

Particle morphology

Physical properties

Biochemical properties

NCBI sequence data (Entrez search)

Sequence database accession code(s)