Change in Chemical Composition of Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) Essential Oil Caused by Alfalfa mosaic virus

Bruni R, Bellardi MG, Parrella G J Phytopathol, 2015 ABSTRACT: The effects of Alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV) infection on essential oil (EO) content and composition of a Sweet Basil cv. Gigante di Napoli were evaluated. A 10-fold lower extraction yield from infected plants was observed, suggesting that morphological alterations induced by the disease may affect… Read more »