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Table 2 The protection efficacy of attenuated mutants against severe infection of PVX in N. benthamiana and N. tabacum plants

From: Evaluation of Potato virus X mild mutants for cross protection against severe infection in China

Mutants N. benthamiana N. tabacum
5 days a 10 days 15 days 15 days
E46A 18/18b 18/18 12/18 13/18
N863A 18/18 18/18 18/18 18/18
N968A 18/18 18/18 18/18 18/18
E1001A 18/18 0/18 0/18 0/18
dM 18/18 18/18 13/18 14/18
Control c 18/18 18/18 18/18 18/18
  1. aProtective intervals of 5, 10 and 15 days were tested for N. benthamiana plants, but only interval of 15 days was tested for N. tabacum plants
  2. bNumber of infected/protected plants. The infection was confirmed with Western blotting assay
  3. cControl: The plants were pre-inoculated with empty vector pCAMBIA0390