USDA-ARS plant pathologist, Bill Wintermantel, collaborated with plant scientists in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi to provide resources and information about cucurbit viruses for cucurbit producers.
” In cucurbit crops, most of the viruses known to cause economically important diseases are transmitted by insects, and many induce foliar yellowing symptoms. “
- Identifying Threats from Virus Diseases in Watermelon and Other Cucurbit Crops (webinar June 18, 2020)
Learn about virus diseases in watermelon and other cucurbit crops from Dr. Bill Wintermantel (USDA-ARS). The presentation will focus on whitefly-transmitted and yellowing viruses in cucurbits and includes a discussion on current research aimed to determine the presence of these viruses in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. This presentation was given as a webinar hosted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service on May 13, 2020.
- Whitefly-transmitted and Yellowing Viruses in Watermelon and Other Cucurbit Crops (factsheet)
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- A Photo Guide to Whitefly-transmitted and Yellowing Viruses in Watermelon and Other Cucurbit Crops (pdf)