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Title: Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Plant Management Network
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/25/2013
Publication Date: 10/1/2013
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Citation: Adkins, S.T. 2013. Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. Plant Management Network. 10.

Interpretive Summary: This presentation will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners in the Southeastern U.S. and other regions of North America to identify and manage Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). Historical and current perspectives are provided for TSWV and related viruses that cause significant economic losses to fresh market and processing tomato. Information about host range, symptoms and transmission will lead to a discussion of key management techniques. By the end of this presentation, viewers should know more about TSWV biology and its relation to virus management.

Technical Abstract: This presentation provides an overview of Tomato spotted wilt virus for growers, extension workers and crop consultants.