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Watermelon: Citrullus lanatus
Watermelon Vine Decline: Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (SqVYV)

Use of reflective plastic mulch and insecticide sprays to manage viral watermelon vine decline in Florida, 2007.

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First Author: Chandrasekar Kousik, US Vegetable Laboratory, USDA, ARS.

Additional Authors: S.T. Adkins; W.W. Turechek; P.D. Roberts

Section: Citrus, Tropical, Vegetable, and Misc. Crops

Keyword(s): Silver mulch

Geographical location: Florida, United States

Products Tested: Admire; Oberon 2SC

Active chemical(s): Imidacloprid; Spiromesifen

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Manufacturer(s): Bayer CropScience; Bayer CropScience

Publication date: August 5, 2008

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