Impact of Ultraviolet-Blocking Plastic Films on Insect Vectors of Virus Diseases Infesting Crisp Lettuce

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Díaz Desani, Beatriz M.; Biurrun, R.; Moreno, Aránzazu; Nebreda, Miguel; Fereres, Alberto;
(2006)
  • Publisher: American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Related identifiers: handle: 10261/11161
  • Subject: Whiteflies | Pests | Lactuca sativa | TSWV | Potyvirus | Virus | UV-blocking film | Photoselective barrier | Aphids | Thrips
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi

Ultraviolet (UV)-absorbing plastic films are being used as a photoselective barrier to control insect vectors and associated virus diseases in different horticultural crops. A 2-year experiment was carried out in northeastern Spain (Navarra) to evaluate the impact of a ... View more
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