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Title: Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida

Author
item TANTIWANICH, YAOWAPA - Department Of Agriculture - Thailand
item BAKER, CARLYE - Florida Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services
item Turechek, William
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Plant Health Progress
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/20/2013
Publication Date: 3/1/2014
Publication URL: http://10.1094/PHP-BR-13-0126). 2014
Citation: Tantiwanich, Y., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida. Plant Health Progress. 15(1):29-30. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-BR-13-0126.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-BR-13-0126

Interpretive Summary: Papaya ringspot virus type W has been detected in the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida

Technical Abstract: This is the first report of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting Cucumis melo var. dudaim, a cucurbit weed, in Florida. It provides an overview of this virus reservoir for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.