Safaa Kumari
Head of ICARDA Seed Health Laboratory/Plant Virologist

Safaa Kumari's Publications

Book Chapter
September 22, 2023

Among 30 viruses have been reported on barley, but only few of them are widespread and cause significant economic damage. Among the most important viruses reported to infect barley are BUDVs (such as BYDV-PAV, BYDV-MAV), cereal yellow dwarf virus...

Journal Article
September 30, 2022

A field survey was conducted during March and April 2010, to identify viral diseases affecting cereal and legume crops in different regions of Libya. A total of 3706 barley and wheat samples were collected randomly in addition to 187 symptomatic...

Journal Article
April 16, 2021

The family Cactaceae comprises a diverse group of typically succulent plants that are native to the American continent but have been introduced to nearly all other continents, predominantly for ornamental purposes. Despite their economic, cultural...

Journal Article
October 04, 2018

Alfalfa leaf curl virus (ALCV), which causes severe disease symptoms in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) and is transmitted by the widespread aphid species, Aphis craccivora Koch, has been found throughout the Mediterranean basin as well as in Iran and...

Journal Article
September 29, 2011

A survey was conducted to identify viruses affecting chickpea and lentil crops in the major production areas of Azerbaijan during June 2007 and May 2008. The survey covered randomly selected 16 farmers' fields (13 chickpea and three lentil) and one...

Journal Article
May 01, 2001

In an intensive survey of lentil and chickpea fields and research stations plots carried out in the Punjab province of Pakistan in 1997, more than 6505 plant samples were collected and tested by tissue-blot immunoassay (TBIA) for the presence of 14...

Journal Article
October 29, 1999

Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) and lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) are among the major cool-season food legumes grown in Ethiopia. Fungal and viral diseases are important factors limiting production of these two crops in the Country. As there is no...