Invisible invaders: Insect-transmitted viruses threaten agriculture
Robert L. Gilbertson, Department of Plant Pathology
Diane E. Ullman, Department of Entomology
Raquel Salati, Department of Plant Pathology
Douglas P. Maxwell, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin
Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, Department of Entomology
California Agriculture 52(2):23-28. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v052n02p23.
R.L. Gilbertson is Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology; D.E. Ullman is Professor, Department of Entomology, UC Davis; R. Salati is Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis; D.P. Maxwell is Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison; E.E. Grafton-Cardwell is Associate Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside; M.L. Polek is Program Manager/Plant Pathologist, Central California Tristeza Eradication Agency, CDFA.
The authors acknowledge the funding received from the Binational Agricultural Research and Development Program, Grant #96-34339-3511, the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Research Initiative, Grant #9500838, the California Citrus Research Board and the California Tristeza Research Coalition; the support and assistance of Ing. Miguel Sanchez, Transagricola S.A., Santiago, Dominican Republic, in conducting TYLCV research and Marv Kinsey, Sandra Kelley and Greg Montez for their technical assistance in conducting CTV/aphid research.