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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DOMESTIC, EXOTIC, AND EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS (DEED)

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: Detection of three whitefly-transmitted viruses infecting the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida

Authors
item Adkins, Scott
item Webster, Craig
item Baker, Carlye -
item Weaver, Richard -
item Rosskopf, Erin
item Turechek, William

Submitted to: Plant Health Progress
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: September 11, 2009
Publication Date: December 3, 2009
Citation: Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Baker, C.A., Weaver, R., Rosskopf, E.N., Turechek, W. 2009. Detection of three whitefly-transmitted viruses infecting the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-1118-01-BR

Interpretive Summary: This manuscript describes the occurrence of three recently arrived whitefly-transmitted viruses in Florida in a new weed host.

Technical Abstract: Natural infections of Cucumis melo var. dudaim with Squash vein yellowing virus, Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus and Cucurbit leaf crumple virus are reported.

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