Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology ResearchTitle: First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico Author
|Estevez De Jensen, Consuelo|
Submitted to: Plant Disease
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/28/2013
Publication Date: 7/1/2014
Citation: Estevez De Jensen, C., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in lettuce in Puerto Rico. Plant Disease. 98:1015. Interpretive Summary: Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV) has been detected for the first time in lettuce 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 lettuce in Puerto Rico. This report provides an overview of this virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.