Tospovirus-Resistant Tomato Varieties for Southern Florida
Typical young 'Fiesta' plants approximately 30 days after tubers were planted in the ground bed. Figure 3 from publication ENH1281/EP545: Caladium Cultivars ‘Cosmic Delight’, ‘Fiesta’ and ‘Hearts Desire’. Credit: Zhanao Deng, UF/IFAS.
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tomato chlorotic spot virus
groundnut ringspot virus
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Dade County
South Florida Vegetable Production

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Wente, Rebecca L., Samuel F. Hutton, Scott Adkins, William Turechek, and Joseph E. Funderburk. 2017. “Tospovirus-Resistant Tomato Varieties for Southern Florida: HS1311, 12/2017”. EDIS 2017 (6). Gainesville, FL.


Authors describe performance of Tospovirus-resistant tomato varieties under commercial production settings in Dade County, FL. Virus resistance has become important for this area since the emergence of two new tomato-infecting tospoviruses. Knowledge of availability and performance of resistant varieties will help growers who are looking for alternative varieties.
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