Watermelon mosaic virus


Alias: Watermelon mosaic virus 2, Watermelon mosaic virus ii, watermelon mosaic virus 2, WMV2, WMV2

Top Publications

  1. Wang Y, Li B, Liu J, Zhou H. T4 DNA polymerase-assisted upgrade of a nicking/polymerization amplification strategy for ultrasensitive electrochemical detection of Watermelon mosaic virus. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    An upgraded nicking/polymerization strategy for ultrasensitive electrochemical detection of Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) is proposed on the basis of the exonuclease and polymerase activity of T4 DNA polymerase and Mg2+-..
  2. Zhang L, Shang J, Jia Q, Li K, Yang H, Liu H, et al. Genetic evolutionary analysis of soybean mosaic virus populations from three geographic locations in China based on the P1 and CP genes. Arch Virol. 2019;164:1037-1048 pubmed publisher
    ..It was interesting to note that there was an almost identical recombination breakpoint in SMV-RI and Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV)...
  3. Miras M, Juárez M, Aranda M. Resistance to the emerging Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus (MWMV) in squash. Phytopathology. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus (MWMV) represents an emerging threat to cucurbit production in the Mediterranean basin. We have sequenced the near complete genome of MWMV-SQ10_1...
  4. Xun H, Yang X, He H, Wang M, Guo P, Wang Y, et al. Over-expression of GmKR3, a TIR-NBS-LRR type R gene, confers resistance to multiple viruses in soybean. Plant Mol Biol. 2019;99:95-111 pubmed publisher
    ..resistance to several strains of SMV, the closely related potyviruses bean common mosaic virus (BCMV) and watermelon mosaic virus (WMV), and the secovirus bean pod mottle virus (BPMV)...
  5. Yang X, Niu L, Zhang W, He H, Yang J, Xing G, et al. Increased multiple virus resistance in transgenic soybean overexpressing the double-strand RNA-specific ribonuclease gene PAC1. Transgenic Res. 2019;28:129-140 pubmed publisher
    ..SMV strains (SC7, SC15, SC18, and SMV-R), and three isolates of bean common mosaic virus (BCMV), watermelon mosaic virus (WMV), and bean pod mottle virus (BPMV), the transgenic plants exhibited less severe symptoms and ..
  6. Ouibrahim L, Rubio A, Moretti A, Montané M, Menand B, Meyer C, et al. Potyviruses differ in their requirement for TOR signalling. J Gen Virol. 2015;96:2898-903 pubmed publisher
    ..Arabidopsis lines downregulated for TOR by RNAi were challenged with the potyviruses watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) and turnip mosaic virus (TuMV)...
  7. Angelella G, Egel D, Holland J, Nemacheck J, Williams C, Kaplan I. Differential Life History Trait Associations of Aphids with Nonpersistent Viruses in Cucurbits. Environ Entomol. 2015;44:562-73 pubmed publisher
    ..samples with multiplex RT-PCR targeting cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV), watermelon mosaic virus (WMV), and papaya ringspot virus (PRSV)...
  8. Ibaba J, Laing M, Gubba A. Genome sequence analysis of two South African isolates of Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus infecting cucurbits. Virus Genes. 2016;52:896-899 pubmed
    Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus (MWMV) has been prevalent in cucurbits in the Republic of South Africa (RSA) since it was first reported in 1987...
  9. Jiang H, Li K, Dou D, Gai J. Characterization of a soybean mosaic virus variant causing different diseases in Glycine max and Nicotiana benthamiana. Arch Virol. 2017;162:549-553 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, we found evidence that two recombination events (nt 1-476 and nt 1145-1349) had occurred between 4278-1 and a watermelon mosaic virus analogue (WMV analogue), in the 5' untranslated region and the P1 cistron.

More Information


  1. Schoeny A, Desbiez C, Millot P, Wipf Scheibel C, Nozeran K, Gognalons P, et al. Impact of Vat resistance in melon on viral epidemics and genetic structure of virus populations. Virus Res. 2017;241:105-115 pubmed publisher
    ..We monitored the epidemics of Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus (CABYV), Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) and Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) in two melon lines having a common genetic background, a ..
  2. Desbiez C, Wipf Scheibel C, Millot P, Verdin E, Dafalla G, Lecoq H. New species in the papaya ringspot virus cluster: Insights into the evolution of the PRSV lineage. Virus Res. 2017;241:88-94 pubmed publisher
    ..nucleotide sequence of a second virus from Sudan revealed it was a divergent relative of Moroccan watermelon mosaic virus (MWMV)...
  3. Angelella G, Nalam V, Nachappa P, White J, Kaplan I. Endosymbionts Differentially Alter Exploratory Probing Behavior of a Nonpersistent Plant Virus Vector. Microb Ecol. 2018;76:453-458 pubmed publisher
    ..drop recorded by the EPG, initiation speed and frequency within the initial 15 min on healthy and watermelon mosaic virus-infected pumpkins...
  4. Gómez Aix C, Pascual L, Canizares J, Sánchez Pina M, Aranda M. Transcriptomic profiling of Melon necrotic spot virus-infected melon plants revealed virus strain and plant cultivar-specific alterations. BMC Genomics. 2016;17:429 pubmed publisher
    ..When data on MNSV-M?5/Tendral infections were compared to equivalent data on cucumber mosaic virus or watermelon mosaic virus infections, cytokinin-O-glucosyltransferase2 was identified as the only gene that was deregulated by all ..
  5. Ibaba J, Laing M, Gubba A. Zucchini shoestring virus: a distinct potyvirus in the papaya ringspot virus cluster. Arch Virol. 2016;161:2321-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Algerian watermelon mosaic virus (AWMV; EU410442...
  6. Rajbanshi N, Ali A. First Complete Genome Sequence of a Watermelon Mosaic Virus Isolated from Watermelon in the United States. Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    b>Watermelon mosaic virus was first reported in 1965 from the Rio Grande Valley, TX. We report here the first complete genome sequence of a watermelon mosaic virus isolate from watermelon collected from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
  7. Yang X, Niu L, Zhang W, Yang J, Xing G, He H, et al. RNAi-mediated SMV P3 cistron silencing confers significantly enhanced resistance to multiple Potyvirus strains and isolates in transgenic soybean. Plant Cell Rep. 2018;37:103-114 pubmed publisher
    ..and SMV-R, a novel recombinant found in China), the soybean-infecting bean common mosaic virus (BCMV) and watermelon mosaic virus (WMV)...
  8. Yang X, Niu L, Zhang W, He H, Yang J, Xing G, et al. Robust RNAi-mediated resistance to infection of seven potyvirids in soybean expressing an intron hairpin NIb RNA. Transgenic Res. 2017;26:665-676 pubmed publisher
    ..to five SMV strains (SC3, SC7, SC15, SC18, and a recombinant SMV), bean common mosaic virus, and watermelon mosaic virus. Nevertheless, no significantly enhanced resistance to bean pod mottle virus (BPMV, Comovirus) was ..
  9. Park D, Kim H, Hahn Y. Genome sequence of a distinct watermelon mosaic virus identified from ginseng (Panax ginseng) transcriptome. Acta Virol. 2017;61:479-482 pubmed publisher
    b>Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) is a member of the genus Potyvirus, which is the largest genus of plant viruses. WMV is a significant pathogen of crop plants, including Cucurbitaceae species...
  10. Desbiez C, Lecoq H. The nucleotide sequence of Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV, Potyvirus) reveals interspecific recombination between two related potyviruses in the 5' part of the genome. Arch Virol. 2004;149:1619-32 pubmed publisher
    b>Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV, Potyvirus) is a potyvirus with a worldwide distribution, mostly in temperate and mediterranean regions...