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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Krakow, 2007, AP 41

    Managing thrips vectors and tomato spotted wilt tospovirus symptom expression in flue-cured tobacco

    McPHERSON R.M.; MOORE J.M.
    University of Georgia, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Tifton, GA, USA.
    Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (TSW) is a serious economic problem for tobacco producers in Georgia, USA. This virus is spread, or vectored, by tiny insects called thrips ( Thysanoptera : Thripidae ) as they feed on the crop. Results are presented...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, P 02

    Thrips pest management tactics for suppressing tomato spotted wilt virus in flue-cured tobacco in Georgia, USA

    McPHERSON R.M.; MOORE J.M.; CONNELLY F.; JACOBS J.
    University of Georgia, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Tifton, GA, USA.
    The influence of four foliar insecticide treatments, with and without a preplant tray drench treatment of the plant activator acibenzolar-S-methyl (Actigard), and three tray drench treatments, with and without foliar applications of Actigard, were...