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Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

Tomato spotted wilt on leavesPhoto Credits: IFAS Tomato Spotted Wilt on FruitPhoto Credit: IFAS The spotted wilt virus has a wide host range and can affect tomatoes, peppers, plus many other vegetables and ornamental plants. Early symptoms of spotted wilt on tomato are difficult to diagnose. Young, infected plants may show an inward cupping of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/07/01/tomato-spotted-wilt-virus/

Spotted Wilt Virus in Tomato

Tomato exhibiting signs of tomato spotted wilt virus Tomatoes, though a  joy to eat, are not the easiest crop to grow.  An Escambia County grower recently brought in a sample showing unusual patterns on the green fruit.  When he cut the fruit open, he noticed discoloration on the inside.  The issue was visually diagnosed as tomato spotted wilt virus. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/19/spotted-wilt-virus-in-tomato/