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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida

Authors
item Tantiwanich, Yaowapa -
item Baker, Carlye -
item Turechek, William
item Adkins, Scott

Submitted to: Plant Health Progress
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: December 20, 2013
Publication Date: March 1, 2014
Repository URL: http://10.1094/PHP-BR-13-0126). 2014
Citation: Tantiwanich, Y., Baker, C.A., Turechek, W., Adkins, S.T. 2014. Detection of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting the cucurbit weed Cucumis melo var. dudaim in Florida. Plant Health Progress. 15:29-30.

Interpretive Summary: Papaya ringspot virus type W has been detected in the cucurbit weed, Cucumis melo var. dudaim, in Florida

Technical Abstract: This is the first report of Papaya ringspot virus type W infecting Cucumis melo var. dudaim, a cucurbit weed, in Florida. It provides an overview of this virus reservoir for growers, extension workers, crop consultants and research and regulatory scientists.

Last Modified: 12/21/2014
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