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Research Project: DEV. OF A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MANAGING VIRAL WATERMELON VINE DECLINE & OTHER VEG. DISEASES CAUSED BY WHITEFLY-TRANSMITTED VIRUSES

Location: Vegetable Research

Project Number: 6659-22000-026-02
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Sep 01, 2008
End Date: Aug 31, 2013

Objective:
Develop sustainable management strategies to manage watermelon vine decline.

Approach:
Using a combination of reflective plastic mulch, resistant pollinators, and pesticde sprays (oils and insecticides) to manage whitefly vector populations, thus resulting in management of SQVYV that causes watermelon vine decline.

Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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