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  1. CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, AP 05

    Abundance of tomato spotted wilt thrips vectors on alternative plant hosts associated with the tobacco farmscape in Georgia, U.S.A

    McPHERSON R.M.; MOORE J.M.
    Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center, Blairsville, GA, USA
    Certain species of insect pests called thrips (Family: Thripidae) are known to transmit, or vector, tomato spotted wilt (TSW), a serious virus of flue-cured tobacco produced in the USA. The weed species present in the tobacco farmscape were sampled...