Tomato spotted wilt virus is a spherical negative-sense RNA virus that has a diameter around 100 nm. It is one of the most economically devastating plant viruses in the world. Transmission can only occur when larvae stage thrips acquire the virus. The larvae stage for thrips lasts around 1-3 days. The virus is acquired by thrips when they feed on infected plants. (read more DOI: 10.1128/JVI.01002-17 and Wikipedia)
Data and stats reassure me
In these days of intense pasta shopping.
Rates and maps tell me where to go
And sigh in relief.
The invisible virus travels with people
Petit and minimalista
Fascinates like no influencer has ever.