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Report No. 4:V149
Watermelon: Citrullus lanatus
Vine Decline: Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV)

Effect of reflective plastic mulch and insecticide sprays on viral watermelon vine decline in Florida, 2009

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

Additional Authors: S.T. Adkins, C. Webster, W.W. Turechek, P.D. Roberts

Section: Citrus, Tropical, Vegetables, and Miscellaneous Crops

Keyword(s): Whitefly; Bemisia tabaci

Geographical location: Florida, United States

Products Tested: Admire; Oberon 2SC

Active chemical(s): Imidacloprid; Spiromesifen

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Biorational Product:

Manufacturer(s): Bayer CropScience; Bayer CropScience reflective plastic mulch

Publication date: August 23, 2010

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