Table 1

Recombinant genomes arising during mixed infections of different chimaeric parental MSV genomes in differentially MSV-resistant maize genotypes.

Input viruses

Maize genotype

Parental virusb

Recombinant virusb

Simple recombinants

Complex recombinants


MatMPCPVW + VWMPCPMat

MSV-sensitive

3% (1), MatMPCPVW

21% (7), VWMPCPMat

77% (26)

85%

15%


MSV-resistant

0

0

100% (1)

75%

25%


MatMPCPLIRVW + VWMPCPLIRMat

MSV-sensitive

0

45% (18), VWMPCPLIRMat

55% (22)

95%

5%


MSV-resistant

0

7% (1), VWMPCPLIRMat

93% (14)

79%

21%


MatMPCPVW + VWMPCPMata

MSV-resistant

8% (1), MatMPCPVW

42% (5), VWMPCPMat

100% (11)

73%

27%


a Experimental results obtained by van der Walt et al. [45]

bNumbers in brackets indicate the total number of individual plants from which MSV genomes were isolated

Monjane et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:350   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-350

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