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Research Project: Mitigating High Consequence Domestic, Exotic, and Emerging Diseases of Fruits, Vegetables, and Ornamentals

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: Squash vein yellowing virus

Author
item Adkins, Scott
item Turechek, William
item Roberts, P. - University Of Florida
item Webb, S - University Of Florida
item Baker, C - Florida Department Of Agriculture
item Kousik, Chandrasekar - Shaker

Submitted to: American Phytopathological Society
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/30/2016
Publication Date: 6/1/2017
Citation: Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Roberts, P.D., Webb, S.E., Baker, C.A., Kousik, C.S. 2017. Squash vein yellowing virus. American Phytopathological Society. 2017:149-151.

Interpretive Summary: This book chapter, in APS' Cucurbit Compendium overviews the symptoms, causal agent, disease cycle and management strategies for Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV). This chapter brings together relevant facts about SqVYV and the disease it causes for growers, extension agents, crop consultants and other members of the vegetable production and plant pathology communities.

Technical Abstract: Cucurbits are an important crop of temperate, subtropical and tropical regions of the world. Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV) is a major viral pathogen of cucurbits. This chapter provides an overview of the biology of SqVYV and the disease it causes.