• M ATIF Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
  • F AHMAD School of Food Sciences and Technology, Minhaj University Lahore, Pakistan
  • MT MANZOOR Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • K GILANI Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, The University of Lahore, Lahore Pakistan
  • Q ALI Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
  • M SARWAR Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan
  • S ANJUM Department of Botany, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • MW ALAM Department of Plant Pathology, University of Okara, Okara, Pakistan
  • A HUSSIAN Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
  • N RAFAQAT Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan




Chickpea Chlorotic Dwarf Virus, mastrevirus, fabaceae, DNA, species


The Chickpea Chlorotic Dwarf Virus (CpCDV) has been found highly devastating not only for chickpea
crop but also for lentils, cotton and papaya. In recent past years, this mastrevirus caused a sublime pressure on the
hosts and reduced yield up to 95%. This virus is most prevalence in dry regions and equally important pathogen in
other parts of the world especially in America and Europe. This capability is due to rapid changes in DNA. Vector
species also play an important role in spread of this virus. In our current study the evolutionary study of 53 genomes
was performed. All genomes obtained from cotton crops are ancestors and rest is offsprings. According to our
finding, CpCDV is very important pathogen not only for Fabaceae family but also for Malvaceae family.


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How to Cite

ATIF, M., AHMAD, F., MANZOOR, M., GILANI, K., ALI, Q., SARWAR, M., ANJUM, S., ALAM, M., HUSSIAN, A., & RAFAQAT, N. (2022). EVOLUTIONARY ASPECTS EXPLIOTATION OF CHICKPEA CHLOROTIC DWARF VIRUS (CPCDV)INFECTING COTTON AND CHICKPEA. Biological and Clinical Sciences Research Journal, 2022(1). https://doi.org/10.54112/bcsrj.v2022i1.113



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