INCIDENCE OF SUGARCANE WHITE LEAF IN CHINA AND MICROSCOPICAL OBSERVATION OF ITS PATHOGEN
Zhou Zhongju, Lin Qiying and Xic Lianhui (Lab. of Plant Virology, FAC) Peng Shiyao (Test Center, FAC)
This paper, for the first time, deals with the incidence of sugarcane white leaf in the provinces of Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi and Yunnan of China and the electron microscopical observation of its pathogen. Mycoplasmalike organisms were seen in the ultrathin section from diseased plants of sugarcane white leaf under electron microscope, but not in the section from healthy plants.