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Research Project: Epidemiology, Vector-Host Plant Interactions, and Biology of Vegetable and Cucurbit Viruses

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Title: Whitefly-transmitted yellowing viruses of cucurbit crops

item Wintermantel, William - Bill

Submitted to: Plant Management Network
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/28/2020
Publication Date: 8/28/2020
Citation: Wintermantel, W.M. 2020. Whitefly-transmitted yellowing viruses of cucurbit crops. In: Focus on Cucurbits; APS Crop Protection and Management Collection. Plant Management Network. Available:

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Whitefly-transmitted virus diseases of cucurbit crops are increasing throughout the southern United States. This webinar discussed differences in symptoms caused by whitefly-transmitted viruses on cucurbit crops, the importance of early virus identification, insect control, and management of weed and alternate crop host plants; and the potential for use of resistant varieties. The approximate half-hour webinar was is a part of a series of presentations by APS Press entitled, “Focus on Cucurbits.”