Location: Vegetable Research
Project Number: 6659-22000-026-02-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Sep 1, 2008
End Date: Aug 31, 2013
Develop sustainable management strategies to manage watermelon vine decline.
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.