Submitted to: Plant Health Progress
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/11/2009
Publication Date: 12/3/2009
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.