Lupins, Lupinus albus, Bean yellow mosaic potyvirus, Vector-borne diseases, Aphidoidea, Disease control, Western Australia
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Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV) is a threat to lupin crops in high rainfall areas of south-western Australia, particularly in districts where subterranean clover pastures are prevalent. The disease causes markedly reduced grain yield in all types of lupins. Worldwide this is the most important virus affecting lupins. The author outlines the symptoms, spread and management of this serious disease.
"Bean yellow mosiac virus in lupins,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 38:
2, Article 3.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol38/iss2/3