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Table 1 Reaction of transgenic plants following mechanical inoculation with PVX-UK3 and PVYN strains

From: RNA silencing-related genes contribute to tolerance of infection with potato virus X and Y in a susceptible tomato plant

Host plants Symptoms on leavesa
5 dpi 10 dpi 15 dpi 20 dpi
PVX-inoculated
 hpDCL2.4 –/M, Mal –/M, Mal –/M, Mal –/M, Mal
 hpRDR6 –/M –/M –/M –/M
 hpAGO2.3 –/M, NS –/M, NS –/M, NS –/M, NS
 Empty –/M –/M –/M –/M
 Mock –/– –/– –/– –/–
PVYN-inoculated
 hpDCL2.4 –/– –/– –/mM, Mal –/M, Lc
 hpRDR6 –/– –/– –/– –/–
 hpAGO2.3 –/– –/– –/– –/–
 Empty –/– –/– –/– –/–
 Mock –/– –/– –/– –/–
  1. aInoculated leaves/upper leaves; Lc, leaf curling; M, mosaic; mM, mild mosaic; NS, necrotic spot; Mal, malformation; Y, yellowing; –, symptomless or latent infection