|WARFIELD, COLLEN - Ball Horticultural Company|
|CLEMENS, KASEY - Ball Horticultural Company|
Submitted to: Plant Disease
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/15/2015
Publication Date: 6/1/2015
Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-14-1269-PDN
Citation: Warfield, C.Y., Clemens, K., Adkins, S.T. 2015. First report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus on annual vinca (Catharanthus roseus) in the United States. Plant Disease. 99(6):895. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-14-1269-PDN.
Interpretive Summary: Recently detected in the U.S., Tomato chlorotic spot virus has implications for ornamental and vegetable production.
Technical Abstract: Tomato chlorotic spot virus was identified in the ornamental crop Catharanthus roseus (commonly known as vinca) in south Florida, the first report of this virus naturally infecting this species. Genetic diversity of the virus was characterized. This report provides an overview of this emerging virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.