A century of plant virus management in the Salinas valley of California, 'East of Eden'.

@article{Wisler2000ACO,
  title={A century of plant virus management in the Salinas valley of California, 'East of Eden'.},
  author={G. Clifton Wisler and James E. Duffus},
  journal={Virus research},
  year={2000},
  volume={71 1-2},
  pages={
          161-9
        }
}
The mild climate of the Salinas Valley, CA lends itself well to a diverse agricultural industry. However, the diversity of weeds, crops and insect and fungal vectors also provide favorable conditions for plant virus disease development. This paper considers the incidence and management of several plant viruses that have caused serious epidemics and been significant in the agricultural development of the Salinas Valley during the 20th century. Beet curly top virus (BCTV) almost destroyed the… CONTINUE READING
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