This report describes an unexpected, yet clinically significant, unusually high incidence of varying degrees of the clinical finding of dental fluorosis, also referred to enamel mottling, in an isolated island population.
This is a model somewhat similar to the research done in the Erode district, India, which also examined the prevalence of dental mottling in a relatively isolated community.
Occurrence of seed coat mottling in soybean plants inoculated with Bean pod mottle virus and Soybean mosaic virus.
Effect of different strains of soybean mosaic virus on growth, maturity, yield, seed mottling, and seed transmission in several soybean cultivars.
The large seed size and the presence of seed coat mottling
are traits that should permit the replacement of Brewer by Merrit as a predominant lentil type in the U.
20 Mean squares([dagger]]) Seed coat Source of variation mottling Seed size Stage 1.
1] for yield, % for seed transmission and seed mottling, and g 100 [seeds.
The percentage of seed coat mottling was linearly related to the incidence level of SMV infection in both planting dates provided that infection occurred at or before flowering; however, if the soybean plants were infected by SMV after flowering the level of incidence did not increase seed coat mottling (Table 4).
Extensive seed mottling affects the grade standards of seeds, and seeds with high seed coat mottling have lower market value (Sinclair, 1992).
Using mixed cropping to limit seed mottling induced by soybean mosaic virus.
Association of virus infection with mottling of soybean seed coats.