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Title: Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato

item FUNDERBURK, JOE - University Of Florida
item Adkins, Scott
item FREEMAN, JOSH - University Of Florida
item STANSLY, PHIL - University Of Florida
item SMITH, HUGH - University Of Florida
item MCAVOY, GENE - University Of Florida
item DEMIROZER, OZAN - University Of Florida
item SNODGRASS, CRYSTAL - University Of Florida
item PARET, MATHEWS - University Of Florida
item LEPPLA, NORM - University Of Florida

Submitted to: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science
Publication Type: Government Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/15/2015
Publication Date: 4/3/2015
Citation: Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T., Freeman, J., Stansly, P., Smith, H., Mcavoy, G., Demirozer, O., Snodgrass, C., Paret, M., Leppla, N. 2015. Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. ENY859.

Interpretive Summary: Several tospoviruses cause economic loss in Florida tomato. All are transmitted by thrips. This fact sheet reviews current management recommendations for both viruses and thrips.

Technical Abstract: This fact sheet reports current management recommendations for Tomato spotted wilt virus, Groundnut ringspot virus and Tomato chlorotic spot virus and the thrips that transmits each of these viruses. All three viruses are important pathogens for Florida tomato crops. This information is useful for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.