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- Bristow, P.R.; Martin, R.R.; Windom, G.E.
- Phytopathology 2000 v.90 no.5 pp. 474
- Vaccinium corymbosum; Carlavirus; pathogenicity; disease transmission; disease vectors; insect pests; disease resistance; cultivars; genetic variation; crop yield; pollination; seed set
- ... Scorch disease caused by Blueberry scorch virus (BlSV) spreads rapidly and radially from foci of infection. Healthy potted blueberry plants became infected when placed next to diseased field bushes from early May through mid-August. The aphid Fimbriaphis fimbriata, collected from infected field bushes, transmitted BlSV to healthy blueberry plants in controlled tests and was regarded as the most im ...