CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Montreux,1997, PT4
Tomato spotted wilt virus in Georgia flue-cured tobacco
University of Georgia, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Tifton, GA, USA.
TSWV was not known in Georgia prior to 1986. Since then the disease has increased steadily with some fields suffering >50% loss by harvest. The principal thrips vector is Frankliniella fusca. This thrips feeds on foliage until shortly after top removal ...