Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology ResearchTitle: Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato
|Funderburk, Joe - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Freeman, Josh - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Hutton, Sam - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Stansly, Phil - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Smith, Hugh - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Mcavoy, Gene - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Snodgrass, Crystal - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Paret, Mathews - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
|Leppla, Norm - UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA|
Submitted to: Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS)
Publication Type: Research Technical Update
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/18/2018
Publication Date: 2/1/2018
Citation: Funderburk, J., Adkins, S.T., Freeman, J., Hutton, S., Stansly, P., Smith, H., Mcavoy, G., Snodgrass, C., Paret, M., Leppla, N. 2018. Managing thrips and tospoviruses in tomato. Extension Digital Information Source (EDIS). ENY-859.
Interpretive Summary: Thrips and tospoviruses are significant pests of tomato in Florida. Integrated management strategies are essential for both thrips and viruses. This article describes the current management options for growers in Florida.
Technical Abstract: Tomato spotted wilt virus and more recently emerged Tomato chlorotic spot virus and Groundnut ringspot virus are all transmitted by thrips, making managment complex. All three viruses and the thrips vector are major pests of tomato in Florida. Current management tools for these viruses and the thrips vectors are outlined for growers in this report.