|ESTEVEZ DE JENSEN, CONSUELO - University Of Puerto Rico|
|RIVERA-VARGAS, LYDIA - University Of Puerto Rico|
|RODRIGUES, J - University Of Puerto Rico|
|MERCADO, WANDA - Gargiulo Farms|
|FRANTZ, GALEN - Glades Crop Care|
|MELLINGER, H - Glades Crop Care|
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.
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.