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peer-reviewed research article

Management strategies outlined: Research reveals pattern of cucurbit virus spread

authors

Thomas M. Perring, UC Riverside
Charles A. Farrar, UC Riverside
Matthew Blua, UC Riverside
Keith Mayberry, Imperial County

publication information

California Agriculture 46(2):35-40. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v046n02p35. March-April 1992.

abstract

Diseases caused by aphid-vectored viruses result in severe economic loss to Southern California melon growers. Information gathered over the past several years has given researchers new directions for managing this production problem.

author affiliations

T. M. Perring is Associate Professor, Staff Research Associate, and Graduate Research Assistant, respectively, in the Department of Entomology at UC Riverside; C. A. Farrar is Associate Professor, Staff Research Associate, and Graduate Research Assistant, respectively, in the Department of Entomology at UC Riverside; M. J. Blua is Associate Professor, Staff Research Associate, and Graduate Research Assistant, respectively, in the Department of Entomology at UC Riverside; K. Mayberry is the Vegetable Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Imperial County.