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PP-226: Citrus Diseases Exotic to Florida: Citrus Leprosis

Figure 1. Transmission electron micrographs of citrus leprosis virus-infected cells. A: Nucleus containing bullet-shaped nuclear (N-type) virus particles. The boxed area is an enlarged view of virus particles. NM and NU are the nuclear membrane and nucleolus, respectively. B: Transverse section of a typical lesion from a citrus-leprosis-diseased mandarin leaf tissue showing the stacks of virus particles (V). C: Arrangement of rod-shaped virus particles (C-type) showing the spoke wheel (SW)-like configurations in the cytoplasm of the virus infected leaf. The boxed area is an enlarged view of SW arrangement.

Credit: Used with permission from Roy et al. (2015)