Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus A Major Challenge In Florida

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During the Florida Ag Expo, Dr. David Schuster addressed the challenges presented by tomato yellow leaf curl virus and its vector the sweet potato whitefly. He cautions growers against insecticide resistance and stresses the importance of field sanitation in dealing with the pest.

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