CORESTA Congress, Online, 2020, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, AP 06
Coping with spotted wilt in tobacco
University of Georgia, Crop and Soil Sciences, Tifton, GA, U.S.A.
Spotted wilt, caused by tomato spotted wilt virus, is a major cause of disease loss in Georgia tobacco. The disease begins in spring weeds where juvenile tobacco thrips (Frankliniella fusca) acquire the virus. When these juveniles develop into adults...