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Table 2 Reactions of transgenic plants following mechanical inoculation with PVYN and PVYO 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
PVYN-inoculated
 hpDCL2.4 –/– –/– –/mM, Mol –/mM, Mol
 Moneymaker –/– –/– –/– –/–
 Healthy control –/– –/– –/– –/–
PVYO-inoculated
 hpDCL2.4 –/mM, Mol –/mM, Mol –/mM, Mol –/mM, Mol
 Moneymaker –/– –/– –/– –/–
 Healthy control –/– –/– –/– –/–
  1. aInoculated leaves/upper leaves; Lc, leaf curling; M, mosaic; Mol, mottling; mM, mild mosaic; NS, necrotic spot; Mal, malformation; Y, yellowing; –, symptomless or latent infection