|LUCAS, LEON - Glades Crop Care|
|MELLINGER, H. CHARLES - Glades Crop Care|
Submitted to: Plant Health Progress
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/9/2014
Publication Date: 10/12/2014
Citation: Rosskopf, E.N., Lucas, L., Mellinger, H., Adkins, S.T. 2014. First report of tomato mottle mosaic virus infecting tomato in the United States. Plant Health Progress. 15:151-152.
Interpretive Summary: Tomato mottle mosaic virus has been recently detected for the first time in the U.S. This has implications for vegetable production.
Technical Abstract: Tomato mottle mosaic virus was identified in tomato in Florida, the first report of this virus in the U.S. Host range and genetic diversity were characterized. This report provides an overview of this emerging virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.