Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl

Melanie Lewis Ivey, Ferrin, Donald M., Singh, Raghuwinder, Hollier, Clayton A., Overstreet, Charles

Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus (TYLCV) on field-grown tomatoes. Leaves are greatly reduced in size and exhibit severe yellowing with only mild curling.

TYLCV on greenhouse-grown tomatoes. New growth is severely stunted and exhibits both yellowing and curling of the leaves. Fruit produced before the plant was infected will continue to develop normally, but no new fruit will be produced.

TYLCV-infected plant exhibiting severe stunting of new growth. Leaves exhibit mild yellowing and severe upward curling.

Closer view of a TYLCV-infected plant in the greenhouse exhibiting moderate yellowing and upward curling of the leaves.

6/24/2011 12:06:15 AM
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