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First Report of Tomato spotted wilt virus in Hosta in Florida

M. T. Momol, H. Dankers, and S. Adkins

October 2003

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In spring 2003, symptoms similar to thrips-vectored spotted wilt disease caused by Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) were observed on outdoor-grown hosta in Florida. Symptoms observed included leaf necrosis and stunting, chlorotic and necrotic spotting, and distinctive ring patterns. This is the first report of TSWV on hosta in Florida.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2003-1024-01-HN

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