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Maize Streak Virus

Caption: Maize streak virus symptoms in a commercial maize field in Klerksdorp, NorthWest South Africa, showing chlorotic streaking and deformed cob development. This farm grew USA commercial hybrids and experienced almost total yield losses.

Credit: Photograph taken in April 2005 by Dr F. Kloppers.

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