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Research Project: EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico

Author
item Webster, Craig
item ESTEVEZ DE JENSEN, CONSUELO - University Of Puerto Rico
item RIVERA-VARGAS, LYDIA - University Of Puerto Rico
item RODRIGUES, J - University Of Puerto Rico
item MERCADO, WANDA - Gargiulo Farms
item FRANTZ, GALEN - Glades Crop Care
item MELLINGER, H - Glades Crop Care
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Plant Health Progress
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/25/2013
Publication Date: 8/12/2013
Citation: Webster, C.G., Estevez De Jensen, C., Rivera-Vargas, L.I., Rodrigues, J.S., Mercado, W., Frantz, G., Mellinger, H.C., Adkins, S.T. 2013. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico. Plant Health Progress. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-2013-0812-01-BR.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-2013-0812-01-BR

Interpretive Summary: Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV) has been detected for the first time in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed in Puerto Rico. This has implications for vegetable production in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Technical Abstract: This is the first report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV) in Puerto Rico. TCSV was detected in tomato, pepper and jimsonweed. This report provides an overview of this virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.