Exotic Pest Reporting
John Fisher, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org
Groundnut bud necrosis (GBNV)
Tospovirus Groundnut Bud Necrosis Virus
Groundnut bud necrosis (GBNV) (Tospovirus Groundnut Bud Necrosis Virus) is a viral pathogen of large variety of plants.
This plant disease is caused by a virus most likely vectored by thrips. Infection results in wilting, reduced harvest, and eventual plant mortality.