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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: Thrips-transmitted Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV) in coastal lettuce production

item Hasegawa, Daniel

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/11/2020
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: In 2019 and 2020, lettuce production in the Salinas Valley was severely impacted by Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV). INSV is transmitted by the Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, a prolific pest in the region that is challenging to manage using conventional tactics. This presentation will provide an overview of the knowledge that has been gained from research on thrips and INSV to improve knowledge of UC ANR employees and their interests and become familiar with current issues pertinent to the vegetable industry on the Central Coast of California.