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pVD2EDIII viral vector induced milder viral symptoms: The symptomatic leaf samples from both pSA1164 and pVD2EDIII infected plants were used to produce cell sap for mechanical inoculation of zucchini seedlings in the first passage.
The scientists revealed that two sucking pests are responsible for lint coloration and thus based on preliminary studies at Central Cotton Research Institute, Multan it was noted that Red cotton Bug and Dusky Cotton Bug, and with cell sap feeding habits (insect with needle like mouth) sucks sap from cotton seed.
In addition to its desiccant action, it works abrasively to rupture insect cuticles, allowing cell sap to leak out.