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Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Iris yellow spot virus and Thrips in Colorado Onion Fields

H. F. Schwartz, D. H. Gent, S. M. Fichtner, R. Khosla, L. A. Mahaffey, M. A. Camper, and W. S. Cranshaw

August 2010

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Iris yellow spot virus and its onion thrips vector (Thrips tabaci) are yield limiting pests of onion in the western United States. This two-year project investigated the relationship of iris yellow spot to thrips populations, soil properties, and grower management practices in Colorado onion fields.

doi:10.1094/PHP-2010-0820-01-RS

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