Web seminar looks at tomato spotted wilt virus

10/19/2013 06:13:00 AM
Vicky Boyd

tomato spotted wilt virusPaul Bachi, University of Kentucky; ipmimages.orgTomato spotted wilt virus symptomsThe non-profit Plant Management Network has launched a new educational Web seminar on tomato spotted wilt virus.

Hosted by Scott Adkins, a U.S. Department of Agriculture research plant pathologist based in Fort Pierce, Fla., the presentation is designed for growers and consultants in the Southeast, according to a news release.

Among the topis he'll cover are historical and current perspectives on the viral disease, host range, symptoms, transmission and management techniques.

The 19-minute presentation, which is part of the network's Focus on Tomato, will be available through jan. 31, 2014.

The Plant Management Network is a collaborative effort among the American Phytopathological Society, American Society of Agronomy and Crop Science Society of America.

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