A new look at curly top disease
Andrew C. Magyarosy, University of California, Berkeley.
California Agriculture 32(9):13-13. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v032n09p13.
Despite rangeland spraying, use of systemic insecticides at planting of sugarbeets, new cultural methods, and resistant sugarbeet varieties, curly top continues to take its annual economic toll.Despite years of research to develop better methods of prevention and control, curly top disease continues to take a high economic toll in tomato and sugarbeet industries.
Andrew C. Magyarosy is Plant Pathologist (Associate Specialist) at the University of California, Berkeley.
This work was partially supported by the Curly Top Virus Control Program.