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Title: Zucchini tigré mosaic virus infection of cucurbits in Florida

item WEBB, S.E. - University Of Florida
item BADILLO-VARGAS, I.E. - Texas A&M University
item PURCIFULL, D.E. - University Of Florida
item HIEBERT, E. - University Of Florida
item BAKER, C.A. - Florida Department Of Citrus
item FUNDERBURK, J.E. - University Of Florida
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Plant Disease
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/10/2016
Publication Date: 9/13/2016
Citation: Webb, S., Badillo-Vargas, I., Purcifull, D., Hiebert, E., Baker, C., Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T. 2016. Zucchini tigré mosaic virus infection of cucurbits in Florida. Plant Disease. 100(12):2540.

Interpretive Summary: Zucchini tigre mosaic virus (ZTMV) has recently been recognized as a distinct virus infecting cucurbits. This is the first report of ZTMV infection of cucurbits in the U.S. This has implications for crop production and disease management in the U.S.

Technical Abstract: Zucchini tigre mosaic virus (ZTMV) was identified infecting cucurbits in Florida in 2002 and again in 2015. This is the first report of ZTMV in the U.S. This report provides an overview of this emerging virus for growers, extension workers, crop consultants, and research and regulatory scientists.