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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: Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of watermelon vine decline in Florida

Authors
item Baker, Carlye - FDACS-DPI
item Webb, Susan - UNIV. OF FLORIDA
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Government Publication/Report
Publication Type: Government Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: November 10, 2008
Publication Date: December 10, 2008
Citation: Baker, C., Webb, S., Adkins, S.T. 2008. Squash vein yellowing virus, causal agent of watermelon vine decline in Florida. Fla. Dept. of Agric. & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, Plant Pathology Circular 407.

Interpretive Summary: This fact sheet provides the latest information on Squash vein yellowing virus, the causal agent of watermelon vine decline in Florida, to growers, Extension personnel and state and Federal regulatory and research scientists.

Technical Abstract: Squash vein yellowing virus was recently identified in Florida as the causal agent of watermelon vine decline, an economically devasting disease for watermelon growers since 2003.

Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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