PRO/PL> Sugarcane streak mosaic virus – Africa: 1st rep (Cote d'Ivoire)

Other Plant Disease — Cote d’Ivoire
_Sugarcane streak mosaic virus_ (SCSMV) is named for the pale green symptoms it causes on leaves of _Saccharum_ sp. (sugarcane). It occurs in several Asian countries but has not been reported outside that continent.
In 2016, streak mosaic was observed on the main sugarcane varieties [in Sassandra-Marahoue District, SM]. Symptoms were associated with a progressive decrease in sugar yield reaching 70% in 2017 in cv. R575. In October 2018 the symptoms were also found [in Savanes District,