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Potato virus Y transmitting aphids in a Finnish seed potato area

Kirchner, S.M.; Hiltunen, L.; Virtanen, E.; Döring, T.F. and Valkonen, J.P.T. (2009) Potato virus Y transmitting aphids in a Finnish seed potato area. In: Book of abstracts, p. 167.

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Summary

The aphid-transmissible Potato virus Y is a major problem in seed potato production (Valkonen , 2007).
The aphid flight activity was monitored from mid-June to the end of August with a suction trap and with yellow pan traps in 2007 and 2008.
Previous studies have concluded that potato colonising aphids are not the main vectors of Potato virus Y.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:aphids, Potato virus Y, phenology, vector
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki
Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:16382
Deposited On:07 Oct 2009 10:14
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:41
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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